Death toll of Palestinians in Gaza rises to 28,176

Death toll of Palestinians in Gaza rises to 28,176

Gaza (Uttam Hindu News): The number of Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip has increased to 28,176, while 67,784 others have been injured. The Gaza-based Health Ministry gave this information in a statement.

On Sunday, it said that at least 112 Palestinians were killed and 173 others were injured in Israeli attacks in the last 24 hours, Xinhua news agency reported.

At least 25 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli bombardment of a house in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA said.

A Palestinian source, requesting anonymity, said Israel carried out airstrikes and bombardments on Khan Yunis, Deir al-Balah, Rafah and Gaza City in the past few hours, killing and wounding dozens of Palestinians.

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of General Staff Herzi Halevi said on Saturday that Israeli forces are still far from ending the fighting in Khan Yunis, the Jerusalem Post reports.

Ronen Bar, head of Israel’s internal security agency Shin Bet, said Israeli forces killed 1,200-1,300 militants in air strikes in Khan Yunis, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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