Return to an almost normal life? “The Gaza Civil Servants Council announces the return of official working hours through the various ministries and government institutions, from tomorrow morning, Sunday,” the local government, controlled by Islamists Hamas, said on Saturday.
Officials had stopped work at the start of the military escalation between Hamas and Israel, which began on May 10 with bursts of rockets from the Islamist movement into Israeli territory in “solidarity” with the hundreds of Palestinians injured earlier in the process. clashes with Israeli police on the Mosques Esplanade in East Jerusalem, Islam’s third holiest site.
At least 248 dead in Gaza Strip and property damage
This Saturday, the authorities of the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian micro-territory of two million inhabitants, still took stock of the Israeli strikes that targeted certain buildings, totally destroyed, but also the network of underground tunnels of Hamas fighters. .
These strikes killed at least 248 people in the Gaza Strip, including more than 60 children and fighters from Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the enclave’s second armed group. Rocket and anti-tank missile fire from Gaza killed 12 in Israel, including a child, a teenage girl and a soldier.
If the officials resume work on Sunday, the schools will not be open face-to-face, because the anti-Covid measures imposed before the start of the escalation promote online education, knowing however that several families of Gaza do not have computers.