Israel-Gaza: Israel orders more Rafah evacuations as fighting intensifies

The Israel Defense Force has told tens of thousands more Palestinians to leave Rafah, as it intensifies military operations in southern Gaza. Flyers dropped from the air and posts on social media told residents in the city’s eastern districts to go to al-Mawasi – a narrow coastal area which Israel calls an “expanded humanitarian zone”. Israel’s plans to extend its ground offensive to the southern tip of the Gaza Strip – where hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have sought refuge from fighting elsewhere in the territory, has sparked international concern.

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