GAZA LIVE BLOG: Israeli Boats Shell Deir Al-Balah, Khan Younis | Massacre in Nuseirat | Battles in Bureij | Resistance Continues – DAY 85

Israel continues its bombardment of Gaza by air, land and sea. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

On the 85th day of its war on Gaza, Israel escalated its shelling of the coastal region from the sea, targeting Deir al-Balah and Khan Yunis in central and southern Gaza respectively.  

More massacres were carried out in Bureij, Maghazi, and Nuseirat, while fierce battles continued in central Gaza, and throughout the Strip.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 21,507 Palestinians have been killed, and 55,915 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

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Sunday, December 31, 06:50 am

US CENTRAL COMMAND: US Military shot down two ballistic missiles that were fired at a container ship in the southern Red Sea from Yemen.


Several people killed, and others wounded as a result of Israeli warplanes bombing a house in Al-Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Israeli warplanes destroyed two mosques in Deir al-Balah and the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Reuters (Citing US Central Command): A container ship was hit by a missile attack while crossing the Red Sea.

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Sunday, December 31, 12:05 am

AL-JAZEERA: 12 Palestinians were killed, and others were wounded in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Zawaida area in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli bombing targeted a house in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip, leaving dead and wounded.

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Saturday, December 30, 10:00 pm

SMOTRICH: We must find countries ready to receive the residents of Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli bombing targeted a house in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip, leaving martyrs and wounded.

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Saturday, December 30, 9:00 pm

AL-JAZEERA: US Senate Armed Services Committee Member Tim Kaine demanded clarifications from Biden Administration regarding support for Israel with weapons.

NETANYAHU: The war will continue for many months. If Hezbollah expands the war, it will receive blows that it and Iran cannot imagine.

ISRAELI MILITARY SPOKESMAN HAGARI: We will continue to build military pressure, and are determined to dismantle Hamas.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli War Council will meet tomorrow to discuss a new prisoner exchange deal.

SMOTRICH: We will have a discussion in the future about settlement in Gaza.

AL-JAZEERA: There were martyrs and injuries in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Saturday, December 30, 8:00 pm

KAN: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and War Council member Benny Gantz refused to participate in a joint press conference on Saturday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

ISRAELI ARMY: The Israeli army said that the Air Force launched a series of raids focused on the Kafr Kila area in southern Lebanon, targeting Hezbollah infrastructure.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed a gathering of Israeli soldiers and a command and control headquarters in Abu Oreiban, southeast of Zaytoun in Gaza City.

Saturday, December 30, 7:00 pm


Two Israeli officers were killed in battles in Gaza

431 soldiers are receiving treatment, including 44 in critical condition.

Saturday, December 30, 6:00 pm

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli Merkava tank with an “Al-Yassin 105” shell in the Sheikh Ajlin area of ​​Gaza City.

AL-JAZEERA: Strong explosions were heard in the northern suburbs of Gaza City.


We targeted two military jeeps and clashed with their members, killing and wounding them in Sheikh Ajlin in Gaza City.

We bombed a gathering of enemy soldiers and vehicles east of Khuza’a, south of the Gaza Strip, with a barrage of mortar shells.

Saturday, December 30, 4:45 pm

AL-JAZERRA: An Israeli Apache helicopter fired salvos of gunfire at the northern neighborhoods of the Gaza Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted gatherings of Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the Ramim barracks with appropriate weapons, hitting them directly.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted 8 Israeli tanks with “Al-Yassin 105” shells in the Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj neighborhoods in Gaza City.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli military vehicle with an explosive device and completely destroyed it east of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli raid targeted the town of Bint Jbeil in southern Lebanon.

Saturday, December 30, 3:30 pm

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We bombed a house in which occupation soldiers were holed up in the Sheikh Ajlin area of ​​Gaza City.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed Israeli army gatherings in the Bani Suhaila area, east of Khan Yunis, with a barrage of 60-caliber regular mortar shells.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli Merkava tank with a shock device in the Sheikh Radwan area of ​​Gaza City.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 21,672 Palestinians have been killed, and 56,165 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

CHANNEL 12: Two drones exploded in an open area in Shebaa Farms, without any casualties being reported.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our mujahideen clashed with Israeli special forces penetrating the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, west of Gaza City, and killed and wounded more than 20 soldiers.

Saturday, December 30, 2:25 pm

HAMAS: The US administration is a partner in the war of extermination against the children of Gaza.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: One death and two injuries due to artillery shelling that targeted a house in Al-Maghazi camp.

CHANNEL 12: The Israeli Home Front warned of enemy aircraft infiltrating Upper Galilee.

AL-JAZEERA: Four Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombing near the European Hospital southeast of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: The Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv has been dealing with fatal injuries among soldiers resulting from bullets and shrapnel in the chest.

GAZA SPORTS COUNCIL: Israeli occupation forces killed hundreds of athletes, destroyed dozens of stadiums and clubs, and turned part of them into detention, torture and execution centers.

Saturday, December 30, 1:30 pm

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We bombed the settlements of Nir’am and Mfilasim in the Gaza envelope with rocket salvoes, and we targeted a troop carrier and two occupation tanks with Tandem and RPG shells in the Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj neighborhoods in Gaza City.

LEBANESE NEWS AGENCY: Israeli aircraft targeted the vicinity of the towns of Naqoura, Tayr Harfa, and Al-Jebin in southern Lebanon. An Israeli drone bombed a civilian car in Aita al-Shaab without causing any casualties.

Saturday, December 30, 12:30 pm

AL-JAZEERA: An Israeli air strike targeted Juhr al-Dik, south of Gaza City. Juhr al-Dik witnessed fierce clashes between Resistance fighters and the Israeli army during the past days, as the Al-Qassam Brigades inflicted losses among the ranks of the occupation in a number of ambushes.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: 48 soldiers from the Golan Brigade have been killed since October 7.

MEDICAL SOURCE to Al-Jazeera: About 100 Palestinians were killed by Israeli bombing in the central region of the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours, while 158 others were injured.

AL-JAZEERA: A Palestinian was killed and others were injured in an Israeli bombing that targeted a group of citizens in the Al-Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters targeted two occupation tanks and troop carriers with shells, and also detonated a stun device in a third tank south of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, amid intensification of clashes and shelling in the camp.

Saturday, December 30, 11:00 am

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: Our fighters blew up a Merkava tank with a shock device, and completely destroyed a troop carrier with an Al-Yassin 105 shell north of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Another tank, “Al-Yassin 105”, was also targeted north of the Bureij camp, and it was confirmed that mortar shells targeted Israeli army crowds in the areas of the incursion into the Gaza Strip.

WSJ: The war on the Gaza Strip left destruction comparable to the most destructive campaign in modern history, confirming that Israel dropped 29,000 bombs that destroyed approximately 70% of the homes in the Strip.

Saturday, December 30, 10:00 am

AL-JAZEERA: Clashes with heavy machine guns occurred between the Palestinian resistance and the occupation forces in the Bureij camp.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: The Israeli army is concerned about the lack of political movement that justifies the continuation of the war in the Gaza Strip, or defines the objectives of the fighting in the near future.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters are engaged in fierce clashes with the occupation forces in the areas of advance north and east of the city of Khan Yunis. It is estimated that about 30,000 Israeli soldiers are currently fighting in Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation aircraft launched a series of violent raids on the city of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, and Israel has also been targeting the vicinity of Nasser Hospital.

GAZA MUNICIPALITY: UNICEF did not deliver the fuel it promised in the truce.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation tanks bombed the center of Jabaliya camp in the northern Gaza Strip and they are facing strong resistance from Palestinian Resistance fighters.

PALESTINE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT: Israeli forces are firing heavy fire and artillery shells east of the Rafah crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, amid the Israeli army’s attempts to control the Philadelphi Route.

AL-JAZEERA: Fishing movement stopped in Gaza Port after the occupation forces destroyed most of the fishing boats.

Saturday, December 30, 08:40 am

WHO: The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of the increasing risk of infectious diseases in the Gaza Strip, with the people of the Gaza Strip displaced in large numbers towards the south of the Strip, and some families forced to flee more than once.


Renewal of violent clashes and artillery shelling from Israeli tanks east of Al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Israeli boats fired artillery shells heavily on the beaches of Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip and Khan Yunis in the south.

(The Palestine Chronicle)

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