On Sunday, the death toll in Gaza had risen to 32, including six children, as Israel continued its bombardment on Palestine.
According to Palestinian authorities, the victims were killed in Israeli strikes that also injured 215 people since Friday.
Israel’s military said its aerial and artillery campaign against Islamic Jihad could last a week, but Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Cairo is talking with both sides “around the clock” to reduce the violence.
Meanwhile, civilians sought refuge in air raid shelters, with AFP journalists hearing sirens warning of incoming fire in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening.
Women and children were trapped under rubble in Rafah, on Gaza’s border with Egypt, after an Israeli strike, according to the strip’s civil defence unit.
Rescue workers were searching for Khaled Mansour, a top Islamic Jihad commander who was reportedly targeted by an Israeli strike on Saturday.
The only power station in the Gaza Strip has shut down due to a lack of fuel after Israel closed its border crossings, according to the electricity distributor.
The health ministry in Gaza warned that the next 72 hours would be “crucial and difficult,” and that the lack of electricity would force the suspension of vital services.