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Gaza: Death toll surges to over 18,787 civilians

Thursday 14-December-2023


The death toll from Israeli bombardment in the Gaza Strip has risen to 18,787, mostly women and children, the health ministry in the embattled coastal enclave stated on Thursday.

In a news conference, spokesman for the health ministry Ashraf al-Qudra said that the number of the wounded climbed to over 50,897 people.

Spokesman Qudra added that the Israeli occupation army committed 18 massacres within the last 24 hours, while 179 martyrs and 303 wounded civilians were transported in the past hours to different hospitals.

Large numbers of victims are still under the rubble or lying on roads, according to him.

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