Horrific attack on Rafah ‘big mistake’, but war will continue: Netanyahu

Last Updated on May 28, 2024 1:15 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attack by Israeli forces on a refugee camp in Gaza’s Rafah area a “tragic accident”.

On Sunday, occupying Israeli forces attacked a shelter camp in the Tal As-Sultan area designated as a ‘safe zone’ in Rafah. At least 45 people were killed in that attack. News from New York Times.

Apart from this, hundreds were injured. After the attack, there was a storm of condemnation in the international arena.

In a speech to the Israeli parliament after the attack, Netanyahu said, “We have already evacuated one million civilians from Rafah.” Despite the common man’s desire to do no harm, something unfortunately goes wrong.

“We are investigating the incident and will find out why it happened,” he said. Because this is our policy.

Israel’s prime minister says it is important for Israel to be “vigilant in every possible way” to protect civilians in the Gaza conflict. However, the Israeli forces are doing their best to ensure that those who are not involved in the conflict are not harmed.

Netanyahu said, “I have no desire to end this war before we have achieved all our goals.”

Meanwhile, various international organizations have condemned this attack. The European Union has called on Israel to comply with the recent directive of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stop the attack on Rafah. The coalition’s chief diplomat, Joseph Borrell, described Sunday’s attack as “horrific”.

Source: BBC

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