Palestinian telecommunications service provider Paltel said on 28 October that the bombing completely disrupted internet and mobile services, meaning it was impossible to immediately update casualties and details of the attacks. Israeli ground attack on Gaza.
According to the Associated Press, many people outside Gaza panicked when they could not contact relatives in the area.
There has been no electricity in Gaza for the last 2 weeks and people are isolated due to depleting sources of food, water, medicine, fuel…
According to the news agency reutersWorld Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the power cuts made it impossible for ambulances to reach the wounded in Gaza and WHO was also unable to contact its health department staff and agencies. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) called for a ceasefire, saying the most vulnerable were suffering the most.
Palestinians take shelter in a UN-run center in the southern Gaza Strip on 26 October. Photo: Reuters
Meanwhile, the Israeli military spokesman – Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari – announced on 28 October that the country had opened the door more widely to humanitarian efforts and allowed trucks carrying food, water and medicine to enter southern Gaza. Is allowed.
However, clashes between Israel and Hamas forces continue. Israeli forces attacked 150 underground targets in the northern Gaza Strip, including Hamas tunnels. Israel also announced the destruction of Assem Abu Raqaba, the commander of Hamas air strike operations.
According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Abu Raqaba was in charge of Hamas’s drones, paragliders, air surveillance and air defense systems, and was involved in planning the surprise attack on Israel on 7 October. In response, Hamas pledged to use its full force to confront Israel after Israeli forces expanded their air and ground attacks on Gaza.
In a related development, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian denied that Iran had directed armed groups in Syria and Iraq to target US forces in recent days, and also accused the US of inciting violence. Accused of being a country.
Mr. Amirabdollahian said bloomberg That the US is advising other countries to exercise restraint, but fully supports Israel, and also warns that new fronts will emerge against the US.
About 29,000 people were evacuated in southern Lebanon amid escalating clashes between Iran-backed Hezbollah forces and Israeli forces, according to the United Nations. The Israeli military said on October 28 that it had stopped firing surface-to-air missiles from Lebanon and attacked the launch site.