After the attack of Hamas, a Palestinian militant group, on Israel, Israeli strikes back with airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip, where an estimated 2 million people are currently living.
As Israeli Strikes, Cultural Sites On Gaza Strip Have Been Destroyed
A number of cultural and religious sites in Gaza Strip, the occupied Palestinian territory, have been destroyed when the Israeli Strikes with heavy airstrikes and artillery fire as the death toll in Gaza and southern Israel rises following the outbreak of war in the region over the weekend.
According to The Guardian, when the Palestinian militant group Hamas attacked Israel with an aerial assault on October 7, the Israeli strikes back immediately with their very own airstrikes, targeting the Palestinian occupied territory, Gaza Strip where 2 million people are reportedly residing, including 1 million children.
As Israeli strikes, the number of cultural and religious sites being damaged in Gaza Strip increases. According to Hyperallergic, Al-Sussi Mosque and the Al-Amin Muhammad Mosque are among the casualties when the Israeli strikes with their aerial assault in Gaza.
Israeli Strikes And Decimates Residential Neighborhoods In Gaza
The Israeli strikes in Gaza Strip decimated residential neighborhoods as well as infrastructures, which includes four residential towers in Gaza City. The Israeli strikes also destroyed a school that was sheltering refugee families according to the UN agency.
As of October 9, the conflict between Israel and Hamas has killed at least 900 Israelis, more than 680 Palestinians, and nine Americans individuals.