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6,050 Palestinian students killed since October 7

Wednesday 3-April-2024

GAZA, (PIC)

6,050 students have been killed and 10,219 wounded in Gaza and the occupied West Bank by Israeli attacks since October 7, the Palestinian Ministry of Education revealed on Tuesday.

In Gaza, 5,994 have been killed and 9,890 wounded, while in the occupied West Bank, 56 students have been killed and 329 injured. 105 others were detained in the West Bank as well.

The ministry added that 266 teachers and school administrators have been killed and 973 injured in Gaza, while six have been injured and more than 73 arrested in the occupied West Bank.

The ministry further pointed out that 351 government schools and 65 UNRWA-run schools were bombed and vandalized in the Gaza Strip; 111 of them were severely damaged, and 40 schools were completely destroyed, while 57 schools were stormed and vandalized in the West Bank.

The Ministry confirmed that 620,000 students in the Gaza Strip are still deprived of enrolling in their schools since the beginning of the aggression, while most of the students suffer from psychological trauma and face difficult health conditions.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that the death toll since the start of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip has risen to 32,916 Palestinians, and 75,494 wounded. More than 72% of the victims were women and children.

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