The Israeli offensive intensifies after two months of war in Gaza

Intensification of Israeli attacks in Gaza after 2 months of war, which have caused the Secretary General of the United Nations to invoke – for the first time since he came to office in 2017 – Article 99 of the UN Charter to ask the Security Council for a permanent ceasefire.

Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the United Nations General Secretariat, explains that in the letter “the UN Secretary General urges the members of the Security Council to put pressure to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe, and calls for a ceasefire to be declared.” the humanitarian fire.” And he adds that “the Secretary General may draw the attention of the Security Council to any matter that in his opinion may endanger the maintenance of international peace and security.”

Fighting also intensifies in the city of Khan Yunisin the south of the Strip, the target of the current phase of Benjamin Netanyahu’s offensive because it is considered another of Hamas’ strongholds and whose tunnels could hide the 138 hostages who remain in the hands of Hamas terrorists.

The UN also denounces that Israeli attacks on residential buildings in Jabalia have caused the death of more than a hundred Palestinians in recent hours.

Devastating balance after two months of conflict

According to the Gaza Ministry of Health, More than 16,200 people have died in Gaza – about half of them children – and some 7,000 are under the rubble..

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