More than 2,800 killed as Israel-Hamas war intensifies
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International correspondent Jason Bellini reports from southern Israel amid the nation's conflict with Hamas.
Israeli forces are firing thousands of artillery shells upon Gaza as it continues fighting Hamas Thursday.
About 360,000 Israeli reservists and troops, alongside massive amounts of equipment, have mobilized near the Gaza border, firing continuously from artillery and tanks into Gaza as they prepare to invade.
Israel Defense Forces said it is ready to launch a ground offensive against the terrorist group in Gaza once political leadership gives the green light.
International correspondent Jason Bellini is reporting from southern Israel amid the Israel-Hamas conflict ignited by the terrorist group’s surprise attack on the Jewish nation last Saturday.
Bellini, who has also been on the ground reporting for Scripps News in Ukraine, pointed to some notable differences between the two conflicts.
In Ukraine, there would be no standing around watching artillery being fired, because Russians have precise weapons. The artillery itself wouldn’t just be sitting out in an open field — it would be moving very quickly after firing because it would be targeted by drones and counter-artillery.
The situation is different in the Gaza Strip because Hamas terrorists only have rockets that are highly inaccurate.
More than 2,800 people have died across both sides of the conflict in Gaza, officials said.
Rachel Goldberg is running to the ends of the Earth to save her only son, Hersh Goldberg-Polin, who is held hostage in Gaza.
The New York Times reports that Israeli officials obtained a detailed blueprint outlining the Oct. 7 attack but dismissed it as aspirational.
Israel and Hamas had been under a temporary cease-fire for a week, but resumed fighting after Israel said Hamas fired a rocket toward the country.
A Philippine government agency advised residents of Surigao Del Sur and Davao Oriental provinces to immediately evacuate.
Several African leaders noted their continent's rainforests helped gobble up excess carbon dioxide in the air from other countries.
Fire officials said a security guard who tried to stop the person was burned on his wrist and leg as well.