Ocha: Israel has ordered people to leave part of Khan Yunis area
At the same time as the war in the Gaza Strip intensified, the United Nations says that the Israeli military has ordered the residents of a part of the Khan Yunis area in Gaza to evacuate.Agence France-Presse quoted the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) as saying that more than half a million people, including the displaced, live in this area of Khan Yunis. The warning to evacuate this area is issued at a time when the World Food Program has said that the residents of Gaza are suffering from serious food insecurity. Now the intensity of the war is concentrated in Khan Yunis region. According to France Press, this area is the residence of Hamas leader Yahya Sinor.The United States and the European Union have called Hamas a terrorist organization.Yahya Sinor has been called the main architect of the 7 October attacks on Israel. About 1,200 Israelis were killed in this attack, which was the beginning of the war in Gaza. The Gaza Ministry of Health, which is controlled by Hamas, says that 125 people died in last night’s Israeli attacks on Khan Yunis. Gaza authorities accuse Israeli soldiers of forcing tens of thousands of people to move from the Khan Yunis area to the Egyptian border area of Rafah.