Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night defied calls for a ceasefire in Gaza by Pope Francis and Middle East leaders, as the IDF rained hell down upon the Gaza Strip as part of its ongoing ‘circling’ campaign against the enclave.
Fires engulfed whole buildings in the Gaza Strip as the IDF carried on its bombardment campaign, as the Israeli PM told IDF troops at the Ramon air force base in southern Israel that war would only stop when Hamas was completely destroyed.
‘Our enemies misjudged us. There will be no ceasefire without the return of the hostages,’ Netanyahu said.
Read more: ‘This madness cannot continue – this war has to stop’: Benjamin Netanyahu defies Gaza ceasefire plea from Pope and Middle East leaders as Gaza City is circled by Israeli military after another night of heavy bombings by the IDF