"India is deeply concerned with continuing tensions on the border between Gaza Strip and Israel where more than 50 Palestinian nationals lost their lives and thousands injured on May 14," the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives.
"We urge all sides to avoid escalation of the situation so as to create a conducive atmosphere to resume the peace process," the statement said.
The violence earlier this week coincided with the dedication ceremony of the US Embassy in Jerusalem.
The Latin American nation of Guatemala also inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the US opened its mission in the disputed city.
He then went on a standalone visit to Palestine in February this year in what was again the first-ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to that country.
The visit came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to India in January this year.
India has continuously supported the Palestinian cause at various international fora.
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