Palestinian Territories, Armed Conflict / War, Level 4: Strikes against Hamas positions and violent protests in the border area – Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories [Update 12]

Update 2021-05-14 (2): Two hours after the first report shortly after midnight, the Israeli army leadership clarified that the announcement of a ground offensive early on Friday morning (14 May, local time) was a false report and was due to internal communication problems. There are currently no Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip, the IDF reported in a statement.

Update 2021-05-14 (1): According to recent media reports, Israeli air and land forces began a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip early on Friday morning (14 May, local time) and carried out the first attacks.