US urges citizens to leave Gaza ‘as soon as possible’!

The US State Department has urged citizens to leave Gaza ‘as soon as possible’.

US State Department spokesman.
US State Department spokesman.

This warning is being widely interpreted by Gazans that a further onslaught by the Israeli military is likely expected soon.

Similar warnings were issued by the US State Department shortly before the commencement of the devastating campaigns of aggression by the Israeli military in 2008, 2012 and again in 2014.

On Sunday the Israeli Air Force launched dozens of airstrikes against targets in the Gaza Strip after a single rocket had struck the southern Israeli City of Sderot earlier in the day, causing no damage or injuries.

Israeli attack on Gaza 21/8/16
Israeli attack on Gaza 21/8/16

 

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