Israeli air strike destroys Gaza tower block

Hamas says it launched 130 rockets in direction of Israel after a residential tower Gaza collapsed after an Israeli air raid.

A 13-storey residential tower in Gaza Metropolis has collapsed after Israeli airstrikes focused the constructing.

There have been no studies of casualties among the many residents, who reportedly vacated the Hanadi tower earlier than it was hit.

Video footage confirmed three plumes of thick smoke rising from the tower, its higher storeys nonetheless intact till it collapsed to the bottom. The tower homes an workplace that’s utilized by the political management of Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas.

Electrical energy within the space across the constructing went out after the collapse. Residents have been utilizing flashlights to seek for private belongings close by.

Shortly after the strike, Hamas, the group that controls the besieged Gaza strip, mentioned it launched 130 rockets in direction of the Israeli metropolis of Tel Aviv

Hamas’ armed wing, the Qassem Brigades, had warned it will retaliate over the strike on the tower close to the coast, earlier than confirming it had launched an assault on “Tel Aviv and its suburbs with 130 missiles”.

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