The death toll in Israel from Saturday’s surprise attack by the Islamist movement Hamas exceeded 1,200 on Wednesday and the injured reached 2,900, as the Army intensified air and artillery attacks against strip. On the Gaza side, the Palestinian Ministry of Health has so far recorded at least 900 deaths due to Israeli bombardment and more than 4,500 wounded.
This death in Israel, reported by local media citing emergency medical services, marks a significant increase compared to the last report, which confirmed nearly 900 deaths.
To these figures will be added, according to a spokesman of the Israeli Army, 1,500 Hamas militants died in Israeli territory in clashes with security forces after escaping from the Strip. In addition, the Government of Israel reported that more than 100 people were kidnapped by Hamas and taken to Gaza as hostages.
This morning, Israeli air strikes on the Strip continued, with heavy bombing of more than 270 targets. Similarly, the Israeli Navy, Air Force and artillery corps attacked Hamas naval targets which, according to a military spokesman, “were used by Hamas to carry out terrorist attacks on Israeli properties.”
This new war will enter the fifth day this Wednesday, where currently a rocket launching has been recorded from Gaza towards Israel.
This Tuesday, moreover, saw the first attack from Syria towards the territory of Israel since the beginning of the conflict with the Palestinian militias, and it added to the series of exchanges of fire on the border between Israel and Lebanon since Sunday.