Hamas attacks Israel – level 1
Hamas attacks Israel on Saturday morning. It is a surprise attack.
Hamas fires more than 2,000 rockets. Hamas soldiers kill people in Israeli towns. Israel says that it is a war. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel will win the war. Hamas wants to free the al-Asqa mosque. Another group called Islamic Jihad joins the conflict. People worry that more fighting will start. Israel needs more soldiers.
Hamas kills more than 260 people at a music festival. Some people run away. There are people from other countries, too, for example, the United States or Germany.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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