Israel ground forces join assault on Gaza Strip, military saysMay 14, 2021
Defence forces say troops are not operating inside enclave amid significant escalation in worst bout of fighting in region for years
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Israel’s military has said forces on the ground have joined the air assault on the Gaza Strip as residents reported a massive bombardment, amid fears of an incursion into the blockaded territory.
“[Israel Defense Forces] air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip,” the military said in a statement just after midnight local time, without providing further details.