Amnesty International warned on Monday of the real and imminent threat of a massacre over the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, as civilians have nowhere to go to escape bombardment.
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Israeli occupation forces are preparing to launch a ground operation in Rafah in southern Gaza, after forcing residents of the northern Gaza Strip to seek refuge there to escape fighting in the northern and central Gaza Strip.
On Sunday evening, the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation said the Israeli army had approved an operational plan to launch a ground operation in Rafah, the last refuge for displaced persons in the affected area.
Amnesty International confirmed that there is a real and imminent risk of genocide in Rafah, as civilians have nowhere to go to escape the bombardment.
On Monday morning, Israeli forces launched a series of violent attacks on various neighborhoods of the city, killing and injuring dozens of Palestinians, including children and women, in apparent disregard of international warnings about the consequences of an invasion of the city. Huye, which is a crowded city. Displaced people.
Since October 7, Israel has been waging a devastating war on the Gaza Strip, which as of Monday has left 28,340 martyred and 67,984 injured, most of them children and women, besides thousands of people buried under debris. Palestinian and UN data.