Israeli air raids have killed 21 Palestinians, including children, in Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian authorities.
The attacks came after Hamas fired rockets towards Israel. Hamas had demanded Israeli forces to end their violent crackdown against Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem.
Earlier on Monday, Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque, injuring more than 300 Palestinians worshipers and protestors.
Israeli military said it targeted a number of Hamas positions in Gaza in retaliation of rocket attacks carried out by latter.
The UN Security Council held a closed door meeting to address the unrest in Jerusalem. Meanwhile, world leaders and human rights groups have expressed their concerns related to the ongoing violence.