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Health Ministry: Death toll in Gaza surges to over 22,313 civilians

Wednesday 3-January-2024


Israeli occupation forces (IOF) committed ten massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, claiming the lives of 128 civilians and wounding 261 others, over the past 24 hours, Health Ministry in Gaza revealed on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Health said, in a press statement, “The death toll of the Israeli aggression has risen to 22,313 martyrs and 57,296 wounded, since the seventh of last October.”

Meanwhile, the Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza announced on Wednesday that the number of martyrs and missing who fell in the Israeli genocidal war on Gaza has mounted to 29,313, including 9,600 children.

Since the Wednesday morning hours, the IOF kept bombing Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip leaving martyrs and wounded, including children, media sources reported.

The IOF also targeted a school entrance hall in Jabalia al-Balad, resulting in the killing of a child.

Al- Quds Network correspondent reported that the IOF artillery bombarded Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, leaving more than 15 martyrs.

Meanwhile, the Israeli army continued its targeting of Al-Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Red Crescent announced the recovery of the bodies of 4 women who were killed in an Israeli airstrike on Hamad Compound, west of Khan Younis, while ambulance crews managed to recover the bodies of three other Palestinians from Al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, according to media sources.

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