Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed the picture of a bloody children's bed from a Hamas attack, claiming Hamas is "worse than ISIS."
The prime minister's graphic discussion was part of his move forward with an emergency unity government as war is declared against the terrorist group.
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"The move will likely dramatically hike casualties in a war that has already claimed the lives of 1,200 Israelis and 1,100 Palestinians, according to officials," the New York Post reported.
"Under intense public pressure to topple Hamas, the new unity government will consist of Netanyahu, Benny Gantz — a senior opposition figure and former defense minister — and current Defense Minister Yoav Gallant," it added.
BREAKING: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz agree to form an emergency unity government and a war management cabinet.
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"The war management cabinet includes the prime minister, the defense minister, and the chairman of the state camp. A place in the cabinet will be reserved for the chairman of the opposition if he joins," ABC News reported.
"During the war period, no bills or government decisions will be promoted that do not concern the conduct of the war," it continued.
The unity government is expected to be sworn in on Thursday as Israel continues to develop its war response.
Airstrikes against Gaza City have already been conducted, with top Hamas leaders killed in targeted strikes on Tuesday evening.
The unity government will be part of deciding on Israel's approach in the days ahead, including plans for ground troops entering Gaza and potential responses needed in other locations related to the terror actions, which could potentially extend to Iran's proxy funding and assistance of terrorist activities by Hamas.
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