Israel's brutal attacks in Gaza, which lasted a month, were marked by war crimes

Israel's brutal attacks in Gaza, which lasted a month, were marked by war crimes

During the month, as a result of attacks on the Gaza Strip, 10 thousand 22 Palestinians, including 4 thousand 104 children and 2 thousand 641 women, were killed and at least 25 thousand people were injured as a result of attacks against settlements, hospitals, schools, mosques and churches.

On October 7, the military wing of Hamas, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, launched a large-scale offensive called the Al-Aqsa Flood in response to Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Palestinian shrines, as well as Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories.


During the attack, Palestinian groups fired more than 5,000 rockets and mortar shells at the occupied Palestinian territories, capturing many Israeli soldiers and some civilians and taking them to the blockaded Gaza Strip.

On the same day, the Israeli army launched an intensive air raid on the Gaza Strip, announcing that an armed group from the blockaded Gaza had entered Israeli territory and declared a state of war.

The AA correspondent collected the highlights of the Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip for the month.

Clashes with Palestinian armed groups infiltrating the Israeli side

On October 7, Palestinian armed forces from the Gaza Strip entered Israeli settlements along the border.


Israeli state television KAN announced that an armed group that entered Israel from the Gaza Strip seized a police station in the city of Sderot.

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant has declared an 80-kilometer radius around the Gaza Strip a military zone.

Thus, the conflict outside the Gaza Strip has basically come to an end, and the events that began with a heated conflict have developed into a process during which Israel is bombing Gaza more and more violently.

Simultaneously with these attacks, dozens of Palestinians were killed as a result of the intervention of Israeli forces against Palestinians in the West Bank who protested against the attacks.

Clashes between Hezbollah in Lebanon and Israel began on October 8. Hezbollah said it had attacked 3 military posts in Kafr Shuba, which belong to Lebanon, but are under Israeli occupation. Israel also announced that it had launched a drone strike on Hezbollah tents.

On the same day, US President Joe Biden announced the arrival of military aid in support of Israel.


Israel has cut off the supply of food, electricity and fuel to the Gaza Strip

On October 9, Israeli Defense Minister Gallant announced that the Gaza Strip would be completely besieged and that electricity, food and fuel would not be allowed into the territory. In the following days, Israeli forces blocked the flow of humanitarian aid to Gaza and cut off the supply of electricity, food and fuel.

The international community, with the exception of most Western countries, emphasizes that Israel is committing war crimes by cutting off the supply of food, electricity and fuel to the region.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said they would "change the Middle East" with strikes on Gaza. On October 10, Gallant said that Israeli forces "lifted all restrictions and launched a full-scale offensive."

After this statement, Israel intensified airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. As a result of the shelling, settlements were subjected to indiscriminate strikes.

On October 11, Hamas released a Jewish settler woman and her child from captivity.


US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier group arrived in the region, which was sent to the Eastern Mediterranean to support Israel.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that 1,055 people were killed and 5,184 people were injured as a result of Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip in 4 days.

It has been proven that Israel used banned phosphorus bombs in its attacks

New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Israel used white phosphorus in its military strikes on Gaza and Lebanon.

Amnesty International also shared evidence that the Israeli forces striking Gaza used phosphorus bombs. Among the evidence were photographs taken by a photojournalist of the Anadolu Agency (AA). The Gaza Health Ministry said on October 13 that the Durra Children's Hospital was hit by phosphorus bombs.

On October 13, Israel asked about 1.1 million people living in the north of the Gaza Strip to move to the south of this territory. A convoy of internally displaced persons moving south was bombed by Israeli forces. At least 70 people were killed in the attacks.

Despite the attacks by forces loyal to the Tel Aviv administration, Western countries, especially the United States, Britain, France, Germany and Italy, refrained from issuing a statement condemning Israel's attacks.

As a result of an attack by Israeli forces on journalists in southern Lebanon, the operator of the Reuters news agency Abdullah was killed and 6 media employees were injured.

Guterres: "Hamas attacks did not come out of nowhere"

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that "Hamas attacks did not come out of nowhere" and said: "The Palestinian people have been subjected to a suffocating occupation for 56 years. They are witnessing the gradual seizure of their lands by settlements and violence."


The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that Israeli forces have carried out 171 attacks on medical facilities in the occupied Palestinian territories, resulting in the deaths of 493 people, including 16 medical workers on duty.

The UN Special Rapporteur on Palestine, Francesca Albanese, said that 40 percent of the Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks were children.

As a result of the Israeli army's attack on the Gaza Strip, the wife, son, daughter and 18-month-old grandson of Al Jazeera reporter Wail al-Dahduh and 8 members of his family were killed.

The Qassam Brigades said 50 Israeli prisoners were killed in Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.


Israel struck at Shifa Hospital, where civilians were sheltering, after threats

At a press conference on October 27, Daniel Hagari, a spokesman for the Israeli armed forces, said that "Hamas is the command center" under Shifa Hospital, and threatened to evacuate the hospitals, otherwise they would become a target.

Hamas rejected Israel's claims and called on the UN, Arab and Islamic countries to urgently intervene to stop the attacks.

Israeli troops have attacked hospitals and the Jibalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

On October 30, Israel struck an Indonesian hospital in the north of the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian Red Crescent hospital in Jerusalem in the west of the city, a European hospital in Gaza in the south and a Turkish-Palestinian friendship hospital.

Israeli troops bombed the Jabalia refugee camp, killing at least 100 people.


Reporters Without Borders has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate war crimes related to Israeli attacks on journalists.

On November 1, the Egyptian Ministry of Health reported that the first group of wounded from the Gaza Strip, including 117 foreign citizens, entered the country through the Rafah border crossing.

On November 3, Israeli forces attacked Shifa Hospital, one of the largest medical centers in the Gaza Strip, which they have been attacking in recent days.

13 people were killed and 26 injured as a result of an attack on an ambulance convoy transporting the wounded at the entrance to the hospital town. Immediately after the attack, Israel struck the area around the hospital in Jerusalem and the hospital in Indonesia.

The French news agency AFP also reported that its office in Gaza was badly damaged by Israeli attacks.

Israel bombed the French Institute in Gaza, which operates under the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Paris contented itself with asking Israel "to inform us on what basis it decided to strike at the French Institute."

It was reported that 11 members of the family of Palestinian TV journalist Mohammed Abu Khatab and his family were killed as a result of the shelling of the city of Khan Yunis.

The US Department of Defense has stated that it does not support a cease-fire in Gaza.

Israeli minister threatened with a nuclear strike on Gaza

Israeli Heritage Minister Amihai Eliyahu has threatened to drop a nuclear bomb on the Gaza Strip. The statements of the Israeli minister caused outrage in Islamic countries.

Turkish Ambassador to Tel Aviv Shakir Ozkan Torunlar was summoned to Ankara for consultations after Israel continued its attacks on civilians, refusing to accept calls for a ceasefire, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.


Salame Maruf, the head of the government's press service in Gaza, told the Anadolu agency on November 4 that 55 mosques were completely destroyed and 112 mosques were damaged in various ways as a result of Israeli attacks.

49 journalists killed in Gaza and Lebanon

The AA operator Mohammed al-Alul lost 4 children and 3 brothers and sisters as a result of Israeli attacks on November 5.

49 journalists, including 4 women, were killed in Gaza and Lebanon as a result of attacks by Israeli forces.

More than 1,600,000 Palestinians have been displaced from their homes as a result of Israeli attacks

Iyad al-Bezm, a spokesman for the Gaza Interior Ministry, said Israel was striking shelters and hospitals to oust residents of Gaza City.

"More than 1,600,000 Palestinians have been forced to flee their homes as a result of Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip," Bezm said.

The Tel Aviv administration announced that more than 1,400 Israelis, including 315 soldiers, have been killed and 5,132 wounded in attacks from Gaza since October 7.


According to Israel, the number of soldiers killed in clashes in the Gaza Strip since October 31 has increased to 30. Palestinian groups and journalists in the region say the number of Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza is much higher.

The Qassam Brigades are holding 242 Israeli prisoners.

In the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, Israeli troops and Jewish settlers killed 163 Palestinians. An Israeli soldier was also killed in the occupied West Bank.

According to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), 89 UNRWA employees were also killed in Israeli attacks.

Clashes between Hezbollah and Israeli forces in Lebanon have killed 63 Hezbollah members and 4 Israeli soldiers since October 8.