Rafah: Israeli Troops Attack Refugee Camps and Kill at Least 25 Civilians

“The entire city of Rafah is an area of Israeli military operations,” Ahmed al-Sofi, mayor of Rafah, said today.

The Israeli army intensified its attacks and incursion into the heart of the city of Rafah, southern Gaza, this Friday, killing at least 25 people in an attack on tents for the displaced.

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As confirmed to EFE by Palestinian sources, the attacks are now concentrated in Al Auda, in the center of the city of Rafah, and in Tal al Sultan, a neighborhood in the northwest.

The southern and eastern areas are already under its control weeks after Israeli tanks began their incursion into the city on 6 May.

“The entire city of Rafah is an area of Israeli military operations,” Ahmed al-Sofi, mayor of Rafah, said today.

A touching farewell on a bloody day for the displaced people in Rafah’s outskirts, more than 25 martyrs
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Sofi added that there is no functioning medical center in the city and that residents and displaced

According to UNRWA some 65,000 people are displaced and without access to food, drinking water or housing, although before the military incursion there were 1.4 million Gazans refugees in Rafah.

It should be remembered that since the morning in the northern city of Gaza, at least 17 Gazans died after ten Israeli fighters bombed a house in Beach Camp.