The Palestinian enclave has been the site of exchanges of fire between Israel and the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad since Friday, their worst confrontation since the eleven-day war in 2021.
Russia, saying it is “deeply concerned”, called on Saturday for “maximum restraint” in the Ganza Strip region where Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad have been exchanging fire since Friday.
“We are watching with deep concern the development of events, which may lead to a resumption of full-scale military confrontation and further aggravate the already deplorable humanitarian situation in Gaza,” said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. , in a statement, calling on “all parties involved to exercise maximum restraint”.
Authorities in Gaza have reported 13 dead, including a five-year-old girl, and more than 100 injured, while the Israeli army for its part estimated that it had killed 15 Islamic Jihad fighters in its strikes since Friday after- midday
This is the worst confrontation between Israel and armed organizations in Gaza since the eleven-day war in May 2021, which left 260 dead on the Palestinian side and 14 dead in Israel.
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Source: BFM TV