GAZA (Monitoring Desk) Israel increases its assault on the Gaza Strip, rejecting international demands for peace, with air and artillery rounds attacks on Gaza, as well as increased troop and tank deployments near the besieged Palestinian enclave.
Israeli tanks and troops are mobilizing at the Gaza border in preparation for a potential military strike. The new death toll has risen to 113, with at least 31 children among those killed, and more then 600 people injured in attacks on Gaza
At least 6 Israelis and 1 Indian national citizen have also been killed in the violent attacks. There have also been more violent clashes between Jewish Israelis and Palestinian Israelis in a number of Israeli cities.