Hamas govt says 16,248 killed in Gaza since start of war

AFP , Tuesday 5 Dec 2023

The Israeli war on Gaza has killed at least 16,249 people in the Gaza Strip, the Hamas government media office said Tuesday, revising up an earlier toll provided by the health ministry.

Children killed in Gaza war
More than 7,000 children and nearly 5,000 women have been killed in Gaza since the war started on October 7. AFP

 

In nearly two months of fighting sparked by Al-Aqsa Flood Operation on October 7, more than 7,000 children and nearly 5,000 women have been killed in Gaza, the media office said in a statement.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry said that Israel has killed at least 15,900 people in Gaza, predominantly women and children, and wounded 42,000 more.

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