Netanyahu vows to increase 'military pressure' on Hamas in 'the coming days'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel will increase "military pressure" on the Palestinian militant group Hamas in a bid to secure the release of hostages held in Gaza. The announcement came after Israeli overnight strikes in the area of the southern Gaza city of Rafah killed at least 16 people, according to the Civil Defence agency in the war-torn Palestinian territory. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

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