Israel at war as Hamas launch land sea and air invasion from Gaza Strip

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Clashes between Palestinian armed groups that infiltrated Israel and Israeli forces continued at different points Saturday, according to media reports.

Israeli public broadcaster KAN reported that violent clashes are taking place between Israeli forces and Palestinian armed groups who seized the police station in Sderot, one of the settlements near the border with the Gaza Strip.

Hamas launched Operation Al Aqsa Flood on on Saturday and said its surprise, multifront attack was in response to the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque and increased settler violence. It said it fired rockets and captured many Israelis.

In turn, the Israeli army initiated Operation Swords of Iron against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

At least 232 Palestinians have been killed in the attacks, according to medical sources in Gaza, while Israeli authorities put the death toll of its citizens at 300.

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