While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has ordered the evacuation of civilians from Rafah, the Israeli army aims to eliminate the four remaining Hamas brigades there and is investigating how Israel monitors the movement of Palestinians.
About 1.4 million Palestinians currently live in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. UNICEF estimates that 600,000 of them are children, many of whom have fled north from the bombing.
a Sky News According to his report, two-thirds of Gaza's population is already under evacuation orders, which is why people are gathering in and around Rafah.
This is a very small area, so they will presumably be allowed to return to the north if Israel continues its operation against four Hamas battalions believed to be based in Rafah.
Neither Rafah nor the other areas of Gaza have any infrastructure worth mentioning, and this is especially true of the northern areas. It is difficult to deliver supplies to the affected area, and famine is widespread. Hundreds of thousands of people live in tents in the Rafah area. The newspaper wrote that the situation is desperate.
According to Sky News military analyst Sean Bell, their evacuation options are limited.
He said that they cannot go to the south, to Egypt, as the Egyptians have already ruled that out, while they have no opportunity to go east, towards Israel, to the west there is the sea, and as a result they can only escape to the north, but in this way they become further and further away from the incoming aid. From the south.
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