Palestinian president is trying to halt Israeli escalation

RAMALLAH, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is exerting intensive efforts to halt “the dangerous military escalation by Israel,” spokesperson of the Palestinian Presidency said.

Nabil Abu Rudainah affirmed in a press release necessity of immediately stopping the stepped up Israeli attacks on the Palestinian people.

Sixteen Palestinians have been killed and scores others have been wounded in these ongoing attacks since 24 hours ago, he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency