The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported on Friday a grim escalation in the death toll resulting from continuous Israeli airstrikes since October 7th, exceeding a staggering 21,000 casualties.
Gaza Health Ministry: Over 21,000 Killed and More than 55,000 Injured in Israeli Bombardment
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The ministry disclosed that 187 individuals lost their lives, with an additional 312 sustaining injuries within the past 24 hours alone. The toll of the Israeli aggression has now risen to 21,507 fatalities and 55,915 wounded since October 7th.
The war on Gaza has entered its 83rd day, marked by ongoing clashes amid intense Israeli bombardment of cities and provinces in the northern and southern regions of the strip. This occurs against the backdrop of a deepening humanitarian and health crisis, coinciding with heightened tensions on the fronts in Lebanon and Yemen.
Since October 7th, the Israeli military has waged a destructive war on Gaza, resulting in thousands of casualties, extensive damage to the region’s infrastructure, and an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe, according to Palestinian and international sources.