On Tuesday, the Israeli military announced that it is contemplating Gaza’s parliament and civilian ministries as valid targets in its campaign against the Palestinian-based Hamas organization.
Responding to the media, spokesperson Richard Hecht said, “If there’s a gunman firing rockets from there, it turns into a military target,” reports AP news agency.
He also said that they won’t warn the targets before firing the missiles, adding that Israel’s air force is stretched thin.
The Israeli military’s warning came hours after Hamas threatened to execute civilian hostages without warning and said that the killings broadcast if Israel targets people in Gaza. Around 130 Israelis, including soldiers, have been kept as hostages.