Explained: How Israel-Palestine hostilities peaked & the human cost of violence

PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 06:56 PM IST
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  • Violence has escalated between Israel and Palestine in the last few days. Rockets streamed out of Gaza towards Israeli cities and the Israeli Army pounded the territory in retaliation with air strikes. This has been by far the most severe outbreak of violence since 2014. Sixteen children have been killed in Gaza so far and reports indicate that there 86 children are among the 365 Palestinians injured since Monday. On the other side, six Israelis, including a child, have been killed by rocket fire, and dozens of people have been wounded. So what led to the spurt in violence & can the two countries step back from the brink? Watch this video where Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad explains the issue in detail.

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