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In conflict with Gaza, Israel’s Twitter account tweets 1,000 rockets with emojis

Engaged in a military escalation with Palestinian armed groups, the State of Israel  posted on its Twitter account 1,628 times the emoji of a rocket, in order to show “the total number of rockets fired at Israeli civilians”.

Ground report | New Delhi: The demonstration is meant to speak, failing to seek to appease the comments that rage on social networks. The official account of the State of Israel on Twitter published on Monday 1,628 times emoji of ‘a rocket. Supposed to represent Palestinian rocket fire . So 12 identical messages were broadcast in succession, with this message to conclude. “Just to give you all some perspective, here is the total number of rockets fired at Israeli civilians. Each of these rockets is intended for kill.”

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220 dead since May 10, including 210 in Gaza

“Make no mistake about it. Each rocket has a destination. What would you do if it was yours?”. Insists the account managed by the Foreign Ministry. This communication, original for such an institutional tool, provoked thousands of reactions. Some activists of the Palestinian cause recalling the human toll – very unequal – of the two camps for several years.

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Eight days after the first rocket attacks launched from the Gaza Strip. To which Israel responded with deadly strikes, more than 210 people were killed within the Palestinian enclave. Including at least 61 children, and more than 1,400 were killed. been injured. Palestinian armed groups, including Hamas, have fired more than 3,400 rockets at Israel since the outbreak of hostilities. Ten people were killed, including a child, and 294 injured. This cycle of violence, the deadliest since 2014. Began with clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem, amid threats to evict Palestinian families in favor of Jewish settlers.

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