According to the statistics of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, 59 of the 200 people who have lost their lives due to Israeli attacks since May 10 are children and 35 are women.
While all members of some families lost their lives in the attacks, the destruction of vital and symbolic structures turned the general view of the city into ruins, turning it into a pile of debris and ashes.
Water, sewerage and electricity networks are also severely damaged by Israel’s air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
Air strikes and property damage
Israeli aircraft carried out 1,200 air strikes in Gaza, according to a statement from the government-affiliated Media Office in Gaza.
Houses, residences, administrative buildings, roads as well as water, sewerage and electricity networks were targeted in the attacks.
While Israel’s attacks on the Gaza Strip cost 127 million dollars directly and indirectly 50 million 500 thousand dollars, the total material damage reached 177 million 500 thousand dollars.
In the statement of the Media Office, it was pointed out that 770 houses were completely destroyed by Israeli bomb attacks.
It was stated that 4 thousand 976 houses were damaged and 97 buildings were completely destroyed in Gaza due to the attacks.
It was emphasized that as a result of the attacks on residences and buildings, approximately 36 million dollars of material damage was caused and 36 schools and many health centers were damaged due to heavy bombardment.
Attacks on press offices and members
Israel has made the offices of 32 media outlets unusable with its attacks on the buildings where the press offices are located.
It was reported that 10 members of the press who were working in Gaza were injured in the attacks, the houses of 5 people were damaged and one member of their family died.
In the attack of Israeli warplanes on May 15, a building with the offices of the Associated Press (AP) and Al Jazeera was destroyed.
Collapsed public buildings
While government and government agency buildings were the targets of the attacks, it was announced that 65 public buildings and facilities were hit by air strikes.
It was stated that the total damage in the attacks, in which the buildings of the institutions serving as well as the security institutions were bombed, was approximately 16 million dollars.
It was reported that while the Palestinian Ministry of Internal Affairs and National Security and the Ministry of Labor buildings in the Gaza Strip were completely demolished, the Ministry of Social Development was severely damaged.
Huge damage to infrastructure
The total damage to water, sewerage and electricity networks was reported to be about $ 14 million, as infrastructure was damaged in Israel’s attacks on streets, streets and intersections in Gaza.
In a written statement made by the Municipality of Gaza, it was stated that Israel “deliberately targeted the vital streets and intersections in the city”.
According to the statement, 40 streets and intersections became unusable as a result of air strikes.
Loss of the agricultural sector
The Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture announced that the total damage caused by the Israeli attacks to the agricultural sector in Gaza was over $ 17 million.
The ministry warned that “the livestock sector is facing a major disaster” due to the attacks in Israel targeting the warehouses and warehouses used for agriculture, and the closed passages as well as the attacks.
A cafe was shot down on the Gaza coast
Israel launched an airstrike on a 3-storey building and a house in the city of Beit Lahiya in the Amudi district in northern Gaza.
It was recorded that Israeli planes carried out an air attack on the “Maldives” cafe on the Gaza coast. It was stated that there was great damage in the cafe and the surrounding cafes were also affected by the attack.
Israel announces death of a commander from the Jerusalem Seriyy
On the other hand, in a written statement made by the Israeli army, it was stated that Husam Abu Hirbid, one of the commanders of the Islamic Jihad Movement’s armed wing, Jerusalem Seriyy, died in the attack they organized.
No statement has yet been made from the Islamic Jihad Movement on the subject.
Events in Jerusalem and Gaza
Israel’s attack on worshipers in Masjid al-Aqsa in occupied East Jerusalem during Ramadan and the plans to force the inhabitants of Sheikh Cerrah Quarter from their homes had escalated tension in the region.
Palestinian resistance groups in the Gaza Strip allowed the Israeli police to withdraw from Masjid al-Aqsa and Sheikh Cerrah Quarter in occupied East Jerusalem until 6 pm local time on Monday, May 10.
After the Israeli police did not withdraw from Masjid al-Aqsa and Sheikh Jarrah, Palestinian resistance groups fired many rockets at Israel.
Thereupon, the Israeli army announced that a military operation called “Guardian of the Walls” was launched against the Gaza Strip.