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In a unprecedented act of aggression, Hamas militants infiltrated southern Israel, launching a devastating attack that unfolded on October 7.

How it Started

From the Gaza Strip, they unleashed a relentless barrage of over 3,500 rockets upon residential areas, wreaking havoc and causing widespread fear and destruction. The toll of this terrorist attack has been staggering, with at least 1,100 innocent lives lost and hundreds more left wounded, as reported by Israel's national rescue service. In response to this grave threat to its citizens, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the nation in a solemn video message, unequivocally stating that Israel finds itself "at war" and issuing a resounding call for a massive military response to protect its people and restore peace to the beleaguered region.

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