The number of children in Gaza affected by the conflict continues to rise, with more than 3,000 minors killed in the bombings
The death toll on the Palestinian side since the start of Israeli attacks has reached 8,525 people, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health. In the occupied West Bank, more than 122 Palestinians have died as a result of Israeli violence and aggression.
On the Israeli side, more than 1,400 people were killed, mostly civilians who lost their lives during the initial attack by Hamas on October 7. About 240 people were taken to Gaza as hostages by the rebels.
The number of children in Gaza affected by the conflict continues to rise, with more than 3,000 children killed under the bombardment, thousands more missing or captured, and more than a million without water, food, and other basic products.
Gaza has become a “cemetery” for children, a UNICEF official said, reporting that more than 3,400 have died under Israeli bombardment and more than a million are facing severe shortages. basic needs and lifelong trauma.
Many people entered the Rafah border crossing from the Gaza Strip into Egypt on Wednesday. It appears to be the first time foreign passport holders have left the besieged Palestinian enclave since the latest escalation in the conflict between Israel and Hamas more than three weeks ago.
In the early hours of Wednesday, telecommunications providers Paltel and Jawwal reported a “total disruption” of internet and mobile phone services in the enclave, the second major outage in five days. Humanitarian aid agencies have warned that these blackouts have severely hampered their work in an already desperate situation in the territory.