The United Nations called on the Israeli forces to exercise restraint and use force proportionately.
The United Nations is working with all concerned parties to urgently calm the situation in Jerusalem and Gaza
“Israeli security forces must exercise maximum restraint and calibrate their use of force. The indiscriminate launching of rockets and mortars towards Israeli population centers is unacceptable,” UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. She claimed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “saddened” by the mounting number of casualties from recent fighting.