JERUSALEM – Israel's military claimed on Saturday it had killed a senior Hamas commander who were behind the cross-border attack into Israel a week ago.
The military said it killed Merad Abu Merad, who was the head of the Hamas aerial system during an operation in Gaza city.
Meanwhile, Israel forces have tightened its chokehold in besieged Gaza and directed Palestinians to evacuate the Gaza and continued with its relentless bombing, raising fears of another human catastrophe.
Latest data shared by Palestine’s authority said the casualties from Israeli air assault increased to 1,900
Over 600 children and 370 women were among the people killed in Israeli air raids. Number of injured raised to 7,696, including 2,000 children and 1,400 women. Over dozen healthcare people also lost their lives, and 27 others have been injured in the Israeli attacks, it added.
In a recent assault, Palestine’s Children's Hospital was hit by white phosphorus bombs by Israeli forces as the Jewish nation tightens its chokehold in Gaza, and there is another humanitarian crisis in the occupied territory.
Besides continuing airstrikes, Israeli soldiers have carried out local raids in Gaza, finding hostages and collecting. Jewish forces also gathered over 3lac reservists along the Gaza border for a potential full ground operation.
Furthermore, Tel Aviv directed more than a million people in Palestine to evacuate southward ahead of a ground operation. Tens of thousands of people in the enclave left their residences.
The skirmishes started last Saturday which later turned into war when Hamas started 'Operation Al-Aqsa Flood' against the Jewish state, an unprecedented attack including a barrage of rocket launches and infiltrations into Israel via land, sea, and air.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).
In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.
Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.
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