UK 'unreservedly condemns' Nir Oz fatal mortar shell attack

British Ambassador to Israel Tom Phillips on Thursday condemned the mortar shell attack on Kibbutz Nir Oz which killed a man and seriously wounded two others. "I offer my deepest condolences to the family of the man killed in today's rocket attack on Kibbutz Nir Oz, and my sympathy to those injured," he said, adding the the British government "unreservedly condemns" such acts of terrorism by "those working against the cause of peace." Phillips stressed that the Britain looked to Israel to ensure that any response to such attacks was in accordance with international law.