date of publication:
May 16, 2021 15:57 GMT
Update date: May 16, 2021 16:05 GMT
The Israeli army admitted that the bombing of a network of tunnels used by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, today, Sunday, unintentionally caused civilian casualties there. Following a breakdown
The army added, in a statement, that its aircraft hit a network of tunnels used by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) passing under a road in Gaza City.
The statement said, “The underground military facility collapsed; This caused civilian homes to collapse on top of them as well, and led to unintended casualties. ”
He continued: “We try to avoid civilian casualties as much as possible, but Hamas bears the responsibility for deliberately establishing a military infrastructure under civilian homes. This puts civilians at risk ”.