Israel-Hamas War: Demand for guns increased in Israel, 42000 women applied for guns

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Israel-Hamas War: After the Hamas attack, Israeli women have become more worried. They do not feel safe, so they are buying guns to protect themselves. After the Hamas attack, 42,000 Israeli women have applied for guns. Out of these, 18,000 have been approved.

Israeli Women

The war between Israel and Hamas has been going on for about 8 months and it is difficult to say how long this war will continue. Thousands of people from both countries have died in this war while thousands have been injured. After the Hamas attack, the demand for weapons in Israel has increased a lot. Even Israeli women have learned to use weapons to avoid enemy attacks.

There is a demand for guns in them. Israeli women are taking training to use guns. Not only this, after the Hamas attack, 42000 Israeli women have applied for guns. Out of these, 18000 have been approved. This number is much higher than before. This is three times more than the license women had before the Israel-Hamas war.

Israeli women do not feel safe

It is being said that after the Hamas attack, the women of Israel have become more worried. They do not feel safe, so they are buying guns to protect themselves. According to the data of the Security Ministry, currently, 15000 women in Israel have guns. 10 thousand women are taking training.

'Things have changed a bit, I don't want to be surprised anymore'

"I never thought about buying a weapon or getting a permit, but things changed a bit after October 7. We were all targeted on October 7. I don't want to be surprised anymore, so I'm trying to defend myself," said Limor Gonen, a professor, during a weapons training session at a shooting range in the West Bank settlement of Ariel.

The war between Israel and Hamas has been going on for 8 months

Hamas attacked Israel on 7 October 2023. About 1200 people were killed in Israel in the Hamas attack. Not only this, more than 200 Israelis were also taken hostage. After this, Israel also retaliated against Hamas. Israel rained attacks in Gaza. Conducted a large-scale military operation. Hamas bases were completely destroyed. So far more than 37000 people have died in Gaza in the Israeli attack, while the number of injured is much more than this. Most of the dead include women and children.