Israel: Death toll rises to 40, over 700 people injured in Hamas attack

The death toll in Israel from the Hamas attack rose to 40. According to the reports, more than 700 people have been wounded in the attack. The toll is expected to rise further. This comes after a barrage of rockets fired into southern and central Israel today after Hamas launched a surprise attack.

Hamas has also claimed to have captured several Israeli soldiers near the border after its militants entered Israel. The Israeli military said it had responded with air strikes into Gaza and launched Operation Iron Swords. The Israel Air Force has launched an attack with dozens of fighter jets targeting the Palestinian militant outfit Hamas in the Gaza Strip in several locations. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel is at war.

Meanwhile, several world leaders have condemned the attack on Israel by Hamas militants. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock at the Hamas attack on Israel. In a social media post, he said India stands in solidarity with Israel at this difficult hour.

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