Day Six: Mass Displacement; Thousands Dead, Wounded; Resistance Continues – LIVE BLOG

Israeli airstrikes on besieged Gaza continue for the sixth day in a row. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Thousands of people were killed and wounded in Gaza as indiscriminate Israeli bombings continue and Netanyahu’s government shuts down electricity, and water.

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– Palestinian Resistance Launch Major Attack on Israel: What Happened? – LIVE BLOG

– Al-Aqsa Flood Operation’ Continues, Israeli Airstrikes Kill Hundreds in Gaza – LIVE BLOG

– War on Gaza Escalates: Calls for Genocide as Thousands Targeted in Besieged Strip – LIVE BLOG

Fourth Day of Al-Aqsa Flood: Israel Carries Out Massacres, Resistance Fights Back – LIVE BLOG

Day Five: Israel Demolishes Gaza, War Continues – LIVE BLOG

Palestinian Ministry of Health: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 1,537 killed and over 6,612 wounded. In the West Bank, 32 killed and over 150 wounded.


Friday, October 13, 7:16 am (GMT +3)

RUSSIA TODAY: The UN Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the Department of Safety and Security in Gaza was notified just before midnight local time, that “the entire population of Gaza north of Wadi Gaza should relocate to southern Gaza within the next 24 hours,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement to multiple media outlets on Friday morning.

News Reports Say that Half of Gaza’s Population Ordered to Relocate in 24 Hours – BREAKING

Friday, October 13, 5:16 am (GMT +3)

PALESTINIAN MEDICAL SOURCE: Ramallah Hospital announced the death of a Palestinian from his wounds by Israeli bullets in the town of Deir Bazi’, west of Ramallah.

ALJAZEERA ARABIC: This comes shortly after another Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces near the town of Nabi Elias, east of Qalqilya. Israeli occupation forces are still holding his body.

PALESTINIAN MINISTRY OF HEALTH: This brings the death toll as a result of Israeli violence in the West Bank since last Saturday to 36, while the number of injured reached 650.

Friday, October 13, 3:27 am (GMT +3)

NBC: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ruled out the outbreak of a regional war in the region, against the backdrop of the war waged by Israel on the Gaza Strip, after the Al-Aqsa Flood operation launched by the Palestinian resistance against Israel.  Blinken told NBC that the United States had sent clear messages that “whoever does this will make a big mistake.”

AlJAZEERA ARABIC: Rescue teams and residents recovered 17 martyrs as a result of the bombing of the Abu Madin family home in Al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. Rescue teams also recovered three bodies, including that of a child, after the bombing the Abu Jazar family home, west of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

REUTERS: Britain sends two ships and three helicopters as a confirmation of British support for Israel. Britain had sent two Royal Navy ships to patrol the eastern Mediterranean and three helicopters.

Friday, October 13, 12:35 am (GMT +3)

PALESTINIAN MEDICAL SOURCES (WEST BANK): A Palestinian killed by the Israeli army near Nabi Elias Town, East of Qalqilya, and the Israeli occupation forces detain his body.

IRANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER: I congratulate the Palestinian people on the Al-Aqsa Flood operation, which is a response to Netanyahu’s war crimes.

PALESTINIAN MEDICAL SOURCES (GAZA): Palestinian Medical Sources: 15 killed in a raid on a residential building north of Gaza City.

Thursday, October 12, 10:50 pm (GMT +3)

GAZA’S MINISTRY OF HEALTH: The number of Palestinians killed and wounded in the Israeli war on Gaza rose to 1,537 killed – including 500 children – and over 6,612 wounded.

Thursday, October 12, 10:20 pm (GMT +3)

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  A squadron of A-10 aircraft arrived at Al Dhafra base in the UAE, to support Israel and deter any attacks.

JORDAN: The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned against any attempt to displace Palestinians from Gaza to Egypt.

AJA: Dozens were killed or wounded in a new Israeli bombardment on a house in the center of the Jabaliya refugee camp, north of Gaza City.

AJA: The Israeli Ambassador to Washington said that he expects that “the military operation will be difficult and will not be short.”.

WHITE HOUSE: The United States closely monitors Hezbollah, and does not want the conflict to expand. There is no specific evidence of Iran’s involvement in the attack on Israel, but it is generally complicit.

Thursday, October 12, 9:15 pm (GMT +3)

PC: 11 members of the Baroud family were killed in Rafah, bringing the number of members of the family killed in Gaza to 17.

AJA: 40 members of the Shehab family were killed north of the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, October 12, 8:00 pm (GMT +3)

Deputy Head of the Political Bureau of Hamas, Saleh al-Arouri: What is happening now is an advanced stage of a long battle against the enemy that has occupied our land, and the battle continues on the path to the freedom of our people.

Thursday, October 12, 6:00 pm (GMT +3)

Abu Obaida, spokesman for the Al-Qassam Brigades, said in a video speech broadcast on Al-Aqsa TV, that extensive plans have been made to summon 3,000 fighters to the battle.

AJA: 44 Palestinians were killed as a result of the Israeli occupation aircraft bombing a house in the town of Jabaliya, north of the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, October 12, 5:40 pm (GMT +3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: The Israeli Air Force dropped about 6,000 bombs weighing 4,000 tons in the Gaza Strip.

The spokesman added that the occupation forces attacked more than 3,600 targets, including what he described as command and control sites and Hamas infrastructure.

Thursday, October 12, 5:00 pm (GMT +3)

AJA: The Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, discussed with German Chancellor Olaf Schulz in Berlin the developments of the situation in the Palestinian territories.

BRITISH SKY NEWS NETWORK: US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will travel to Qatar tomorrow, Friday, to discuss Qatari-American efforts to mediate and release Israeli prisoners held by the Palestinian resistance.

Thursday, October 12, 4:40 pm (GMT +3)

TRUMP: Former US President Donald Trump said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was severely affected by the Hamas attack and that Tel Aviv was not prepared for it.

NATO: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that the situation in the Middle East is not reassuring, in light of the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

Thursday, October 12, 4:35 pm (GMT +3)

GAZA’S MINISTRY OF HEALTH: 1417 Palestinians have been killed and 6268 injured due to the Israeli airstrikes since the start of the ‘Al-Aqsa Flood’ operation.

PC CORRESPONDENT: 11 Palestinians have been killed and several others injured in the shelling of a house belonging to the Baroud family near the Abu Marqa Tower, west of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Health: The intensive care unit is completely full, and the wounded who require intensive care have no place.

Thursday, October 12, 4:30 pm (GMT +3)

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Several Palestinians were killed and others wounded following an Israeli occupation airstrike on a market in the Al-Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Thursday, October 12, 4:00 pm (GMT +3)

PC CORRESPONDENT: Palestinian journalist Ahmed Shihab, who worked for the Prisoners’ Voice Radio, was killed in an Israeli shelling along with his family in the Jabaliya area.

PC CORRESPONDENT: The massive destruction resulting from the Israeli occupation’s bombing of the intelligence buildings is causing problems for the city of Gaza.

PC CORRESPONDENT: 16 Palestinians were killed as a result of the targeting of the Bardawil family’s house in the Al-Hassayna area in Al-Nuseirat last night.

The Palestinians killed in the attack are:

1.Hanan Mohammed Mahmoud Bardawil
2.Hanan Jabr Mohammed Barka
3.Reham Youssef Mohammed Bardawil
4.Sondos Reham Mahmoud Al-Azeeb
5.Youssef Mohammed Khamees Bardawil
6.Shaimaa Amin Abdel-Fattah Bardawil
7.Menar Atef Abdelqader Al-Kurd
8.Noha Shahda Jabr Al-Azeez
9.Mohammed Ramzi Awda Qarmann
10.Mohannad Ziad Mahmoud Al-Azeeb
11.Maya Shadi Jabr Barka
12.Ziad Mahmoud Saleem Al-Azeeb
13.Randa Sameh Mohammed Abu Khousa
14.Tasneem Ramzi Awda Qarmann
15.Salma Mohammed Khader Al-Azeez
16.Yazan Ahmed Ibrahim Bardawil

There were also 43 injuries.

Thursday, October 12, 3:00 pm (GMT +3)

At a joint press conference, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretarh of State Antony Blinken compared Hamas to ISIS

Netanyahu thanked Blinken for US’ support “in our war against the barbarians of Hamas”.

NETANYAHU: “Hamas has shown itself to be an enemy of civilization”.

Netanyahu went on describing the alleged crimes perpetrated by Hamas and condemning the “sickening display of celebration and glorification of evil”.

President Biden was absolutely correct in calling this “sheer evil”.

“Hamas is ISIS,” Netanyahu said, “and just as ISIS was crushed, so too will Hamas be crushed.”

For his part, Blinken expressed his solidarity, claiming that “this is just one of Hamas’ acts of terror.”

“Thank you for being here today, thank you America, for standing with Israel, today, tomorrow and always.”

BLINKEN: “I come before you not only as the United States, but also as a Jew. My grandfather fled pogroms in Russia.”

“I understand the harrowing echoes that Hamas’ massacres carry for Israeli Jews and for Jews everywhere”.

“Hamas’s countless acts of terror (…) brings to mind the worst of ISIS.”

Thursday, October 12, 2:00 pm (GMT +3)

AL-MAYADEEN: Israel bombed targets in Syria. Syrian air defenses confront Israel’s airstrikes at Aleppo and Damascus airports, with reports of damage to the runways.

Thursday, October 12, 1:00 pm (GMT +3)

AL-QASSAM: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that it had launched a missile strike on Sderot with 50 missiles.

EGYPT: The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that the Rafah crossing is open and has not been closed at any stage since the start of the current crisis, and called on countries and organizations wishing to provide humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip to deliver it to Al-Arish Airport.

AJA: Israeli gunboats bombed the Gaza coast with rocket-propelled grenades, and the Israeli army bombed an inhabited house in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

GAZA’S MINISTRY OF HEALTH announced that the number of victims of the Israeli bombing in the Gaza Strip had risen to 1,354 martyrs and 6,049 injured.

IRAN: Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi said that what is happening in Gaza and the occupied territories is a crime against humanity, calling on Islamic and Arab countries to “cooperate to stop Israel’s crimes.”

PALESTINIAN MINISTER OF HEALTH: Mai Alkaila warned of the collapse of the health situation in the Gaza Strip as a result of the severe shortage of medical supplies.

Thursday, October 12, 12:00 pm (GMT +3)

BREAKING | PALESTINIAN PRISONERS’ CLUB: Israeli authorities have cut down water and electricity for 5,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.

Thursday, October 12, 12:00 pm (GMT +3)

ISLAMIC JIHAD MOVEMENT: One of the movement’s leader, Abd al-Rahman Shehab, and his family, in a bombing launched by the Israeli occupation on Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip.

NEW OPINION POLL: 84% of Israelis considered that Saturday’s attack launched by Hamas and the Palestinian resistance factions was a failure of the political leadership.

Thursday, October 12, 11:00 am (GMT +3)

UNRWA said it urgently needs $104 million, in order to enable its multi-sectoral humanitarian response over the next 90 days.

It indicated that approximately 218,600 people reside in 92 schools affiliated with it in the Gaza Strip.

GERMANY: German Chancellor Olaf Schulz announced, in a government statement, a ban on the activities of the Hamas movement in Germany after the Al-Aqsa Flood operation, and added that Berlin will not abandon its goal of making its Israeli and Palestinian friends who want peace live side by side without terrorism.

ISRAEL: Israeli Energy Minister Yisrael Katz said that the occupation government will not turn on electricity, pump water, or enter any fuel trucks until the Israelis return from Gaza.

REUTERS: US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken arrived in Israel, on a visit of solidarity with Tel Aviv in the wake of the “Al-Aqsa Flood” military operation.

Thursday, October 12, 10:00 am (GMT +3)

RUSSIA: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow hopes to take the commitment to establishing the State of Palestine seriously after the end of the hot phase of the conflict.

ISRAELI MEDIA: The Israeli Home Front said that 50% of Israelis in towns near the border with Lebanon were evacuated.

GAZA’S MINISTRY OF HEALTH: 1,203 were killed and 5,763 others were injured as a result of the continuing aggression by the Israeli occupation forces on the Gaza Strip.

AJA: An Israeli bombing targeted a house in the Beach camp, west of Gaza, killing 10 people and wounding dozens.

Thursday, October 12, 10:00 am (GMT +3)

ISRAELI ARMY:it has not yet made a decision regarding any ground incursion into the Gaza Strip, but is preparing for it.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: the Palestinian resistance fired a missile salvo towards Tel Aviv.

AL QASSAM BRIGADES: The Al-Qassam Brigades announced that they bombed Tel Aviv with a missile barrage in response to the targeting of civilians.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: (citing senior sources) There were indications that something might happen on the eve of the Hamas attack, but they were not taken into account.

ISRAELI BROADCASTING AUTHORITY: The number of Israeli deaths as a result of Operation Al-Aqsa Flood had risen to 1,300.

ISRAELI ARMY: Israel targeted the headquarters of Hamas’ elite forces unit throughout the Gaza Strip last night.

– AJA: The bodies of 15 martyrs were recovered after an Israeli bombing of a house in the town of Jabaliya, north of Gaza.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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