7 Oct 2023

Israel ‘at war’ as Hamas launches major surprise attack, with at least 348 dead

They attacked by air, land and sea – taking Israel by surprise during a major Jewish holiday.

Now, 13 and a half hours after Hamas launched its audacious assault, Israel says it’s at war, and Palestinians are already paying a heavy price – air strikes raining down on Gaza and a warning that electricity supplies to the Strip will be cut.