Hamas and Israel fight – level 2

17-05-2021 15:00

In Gaza, a man said that he saw a building fall down after an Israeli plane shot at it, and he saw many women and children leave. He said that all of them were civilians.

A reporter said that Israeli war planes were bombing areas in Gaza as a response to militants who shot rockets towards Israel. He also said that people were worried that Israel may start a large military operation, but they hope that Israel will agree to peace with the militant groups in Gaza such as Hamas.

Israel said it is shooting at military buildings, and Hamas is hiding important military buildings in civilian areas.

Difficult words: civilian (a person who is not a soldier), militant (a soldier from a group not in the government), military operation (a situation when a country sends a lot of soldiers or weapons to a place).

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