An Israeli government official has called on the Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu to unleash the nuclear “Doomsday” missile on the Gaza Strip to “shake the Middle East.”
The right-wing Israeli politician Revital “Tally” Gotliv has called for a nuclear strike on Gaza following Hamas’ attack on Southern Israel killing more than 1,000 civilians on Saturday.
Israel is a nuclear state and has as many as 400 nuclear weapons and Gotliv said that the government should launch the “Jericho missile” to restore Israels “dignity.”
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The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) are preparing for a full ground offensive in the Gaza Strip after the Netanyahu declared war on Hamas.
Speaking to Sky News a Israeli Defence Force source warned on Tuesday that military action “is not going to be clean” in the Gaza and that the situation on the ground could get “nasty,” which comes as the Strip has been cut of from food, water, fuel and electricity.
Gotliv wrote on X, “Jericho Missile! Jericho Missile! Strategic alert. Before considering the introduction of forces.
“Doomsday weapon! This is my opinion. May God preserve all our strength.”
She added, “Only an explosion that shakes the Middle East will restore this country’s dignity, strength and security.
“I urge you to do everything and use Doomsday weapons fearlessly against our enemies.”
Netanyahu has vowed that Israel “will exact a price” against Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) which will “be remembered by them.
He said in the video address: “Israel is at war. We didn’t want this war. It was forced upon us in the most brutal and savage way. But though Israel didn’t start this war, Israel will finish it.
“Once, the Jewish people were stateless. Once, the Jewish people were defenseless. No longer.
“Hamas will understand that by attacking us, they have made a mistake of historic proportions. We will exact a price that will be remembered by them and Israel’s other enemies for decades to come.
“The savage attacks that Hamas perpetrated against innocent Israelis are mindboggling: slaughtering families in their homes, massacring hundreds of young people at an outdoor festival, kidnapping scores of women, children and elderly, even Holocaust survivors.
“Hamas terrorists bound, burned and executed children. They are savages. Hamas is ISIS. And just as the forces of civilization united to defeat ISIS, the forces of civilization must support Israel in defeating Hamas.”