Mo Salah calls on Boris Johnson to condemn Israel-Palestine violence 1 month ago

Mo Salah calls on Boris Johnson to condemn Israel-Palestine violence

Salah has called on world leaders to intervene as fighting intensifies

Mo Salah has called on world leaders to do everything they can to "make sure the violence and killing of innocent people stops immediately" as fighting between Israeli forces and militant groups in Gaza intensified.

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The Liverpool forward tweeted Boris Johnson on Tuesday, after Palestinian militants claimed to have fired 130 missiles at the Israeli city of Tel Aviv in response to an Israeli air strike which destroyed a tower block in the Gaza Strip. The building had reportedly been evacuated prior to the attack.

"I'm calling on all the world leaders including on the Prime Minister of the country that has been my home for the past 4 years to do everything in their power to make sure the violence and killing of innocent people stops immediately," Salah's tweet read.

"Enough is enough," he added, before copying in the Prime Minister.

The renewed violence between the two territories grew out of localised violence in Jerusalem.

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Hamas has said that it was acting to defend Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque from Israeli "aggression and terrorism" after the site saw clashed between Israeli police and Palestinians on Monday, per the BBC.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hamas had "crossed a red line" by firing rockets towards Jerusalem for the first time in years.

The scenes on Monday and Tuesday have been the worst violence in Jerusalem since 2017.