Israel-Hamas war live updates: Israeli defense forces expand Gaza ground incursion; thousands break into UN warehouses

Israeli troops gather near the border with Gaza before entering the Palestinian strip on Oct. 29, 2023.

This is CNBC’s live blog tracking developments on the Israel-Hamas war. See below for the latest updates.

Israeli defense forces said Monday it expanded its ground incursion into Gaza overnight, as the country enters a second phase of its war against Hamas.

Israel has pledged to continue its “large scale, significant strikes” in pursuit of Hamas militants responsible for the Oct. 7 carnage.

Over the weekend, thousands broke into the warehouses of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip, taking wheat flour and basic items, according to the aid agency.

Thomas White, director of UNRWA affairs in Gaza, said it’s “a worrying sign that civil order is starting to break down.”

Sources: CNBC

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