UN chief condemns rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza

5 June 2015 | Press Releases

New York, 4 June 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today has condemned the firing of rockets by militants from Gaza towards Israel which occurred yesterday.

Children in a refugee camp in Khan Yunis, Gaza. Photo: UNICEF State of Palestine/Eyad El Baba

Children in a refugee camp in Khan Yunis, Gaza. Photo: UNICEF State of Palestine/Eyad El Baba

Mr. Ban has called on all parties to avoid further escalation and prevent incidents that jeopardise the lives of Israeli and Palestinian civilians, said a statement released by the UN chief’s spokesperson At Headquarters in New York.