Israel declares emergency in Lod as unrest spreads

Israel declares emergency –Israel has declared a state of emergency in the central city of Lod in the wake of the Arab Arab uprisings, as violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces intensifies. Israel declares emergency

The cars were set on fire and the father and daughter, both of Israeli Arabs – died when a rocket hit their car.

Palestinian soldiers fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, while Israel attacked a large airplane in Gaza.

At least 40 people have died in some of the worst violence in years. Israel declares emergency

The Israeli military says it is targeting Gaza troops in response to rocket attacks in Jerusalem and elsewhere.

More than 1,000 rockets have been fired into central and southern Israel by Palestinian forces since Monday evening, when violence erupted abruptly, the Israeli army said.

Palestinian troops said they were heading straight for the Israeli city of Tel Aviv after an Israeli air strike demolished a strange area on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

A second boxing box collapsed on the Gaza Strip following another Israeli strike.

Residents have been warned to evacuate the 12-story al-Jawhara Tower. However, health officials said the death toll was still high.

More than 200 shots were fired in Tel Aviv and Beersheba after the tower was attacked, Palestinian soldiers said
The fighting came after weeks of tensions sparked by violent clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem, a holy place for Muslims and Jews.

The international community has called on both sides to end the increase. UN peacekeeper in the Middle East, Tor Wennesland, said they were “growing stronger and fighting for a full-fledged war”.

At least 35 Palestinians, including 10 children, and five Israelis have been killed in the violence, according to health officials.
Protests by Israeli Arabs have erupted in Lod, a town near Tel Aviv, and it has escalated into a full-blown riot, with protesters throwing stones at police, who responded with stun grenades.

The protests follow the funeral of an Israeli Arab man who died during the unrest in the city a few days ago.

At least 12 people have been injured in the clashes, reports the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. As dusk fell, the situation in Lod deteriorated, police said.

On Wednesday morning, a 52-year-old father and his 16-year-old daughter were killed when a rocket struck their car, which also seriously injured the mother, according to The Times of Israel.

Israeli media reported that many synagogues and businesses had been set ablaze, and Reuters news agency reported reports of Jews stoning a car driven by an Arab resident. Israel declares emergency

On Tuesday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a state of emergency in Lod. Israeli border police have been brought in from the West Bank.

The Times of Israel said it was the first time the government had used emergency power over Arab society since 1966.

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