Summary of the 4th day of the Israeli war, over 1,700 casualties. Hamas threatens to kill hostages

The Israeli-Palestinian war situation, on the 4th day, the death toll has risen to more than 1,700 bodies, and Israel has captured the entire Gaza Strip. Hamas threatened to kill the hostages.

Foreign news agencies reported that the Israeli-Palestinian war situation on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 was day 4. There was no sign of the fighting ending. Israel continues to close its borders and carry out deadly airstrikes on Gaza. It comes after the Hamas militant group carried out its biggest attack in 50 years on Saturday in several towns in southern Israel as part of a revenge operation. It sent armed militias to kill and kidnap people.

Israel’s offensive on Tuesday devastated several districts of Gaza, destroying schools and residential buildings. Even United Nations buildings were destroyed or damaged. Hamas has fired more than 5,000 Qassam rockets at Israel since the fighting began.

Israel has called for the mobilization of 300,000 reservists, raising concerns. They may be preparing for a ground attack. Israeli airport officials said El Al and Israel Airlines had increased their flights to bring more bookers into the country, risking close clashes in communal areas including underground tunnels where the hostages were held.

Damage in the Israeli city of Ashkelon after a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Dürk issued a warning. Israel’s total blockade of the Gaza border prevents civilians from accessing essential supplies for survival. There is a binding demand that is prohibited under international law that people and civilian property still in use during an attack must be protected.

On the other hand, the World Health Organization called for the opening of the road to human rights. Bringing supplies and medical equipment to hospitals that lack fuel and electricity to enter and exit the Gaza Strip.

Hamas has threatened to kill an Israeli hostage for every house destroyed by Israel. And it won’t negotiate a declaration when they come under attack, so the U.S. immediately warned that the threat to imprison this barbaric armed group must be taken seriously.

A Hamas spokesman said: “He informed the people of the Israeli port city of Ashkelon, which has been hit hard since the first day of the war. Leave the premises without divulging any further details by 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 10th.

Israel and Lebanon fired artillery and rockets along the border for the third day in a row.

Buildings in Gaza City were destroyed.
Buildings in Gaza City were destroyed.

loss of life

Israeli media have confirmed that over the past four days, Hamas has killed more than 900 of its citizens, including 260 who attended a music festival in Reim. This is another area hit hard by Hamas. More than 2,000 civilians were injured.

The Palestinian Ministry of Defense in Gaza said at least 830 Palestinians were killed and more than 4,250 wounded, with no indication of how many were armed fighters or civilians. An Israeli military spokesman said the bodies of around 1,500 Hamas fighters were found inside Israel. The area around the Gaza Strip

Many foreigners lost their lives in this violence. Including 18 Thai workers, one Cambodian student, 11 US citizens and two French citizens.

Also, many foreigners have also gone missing. The Philippine ambassador to Israel said five of its citizens are still unaccounted for and one of them may have been abducted. France has said 14 of its citizens, including a 12-year-old child, are missing, and is trying to repatriate thousands of civilians to Thailand.

Meanwhile, more than 187,500 people have been displaced in Gaza since Hamas launched its offensive on Saturday. This does not include the 3,000 Palestinians displaced by previous conflicts, according to the United Nations.

Palestinians in France march in support of Palestine on 10 October 2023
Palestinians in France March to Show Support for Palestine on 10 October 2023

International reaction

The United States already provides $3.8 billion in military aid to Israel each year. An announcement to provide additional security assistance but he insists he has no intention of sending troops into Israel.

The European Union has to withdraw its earlier announcement that it would stop aid to the Palestinians after many countries, including France and Spain, objected to it.

Iran has denied any involvement. Despite coming to fully support this armed group with attacks by Hamas. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the attack an irreparable intelligence and military defeat for Israel.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the violence showed a failure of US policy. In the Middle East, he said, the US is trying to monopolize international peace efforts. and accused Washington of neglecting to find a compromise acceptable to Israel and the Palestinians.

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