As Israeli war on Gaza reaches 100-day mark, the conflict in numbers

AP , Sunday 14 Jan 2024

​Here’s a look in numbers at the toll of the Israeli war on Gaza, sourced from the Palestinian Health Ministry and Israeli officials as well as international observers and aid groups.

FILE- Palestinians inspect the rubble of destroyed buildings following Israeli airstrikes on the town of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. AP

Total deaths

Number of Palestinians killed in Gaza: 23,843.

Almost 92% of the casualties in Gaza are civilians, including 12,345 children and 6,471 women

Number of people killed in Israel: more than 1,200

Number of Palestinians killed in the West Bank: 347

U.N. staff killed in Gaza: 148

Health workers killed in Gaza: at least 337

Journalists killed in Gaza: 113 

 Graphic content / People pray over the shrouded bodies of loved ones killed during Israeli bombardment. AP 


Number of Israeli soldiers killed on Oct. 7: 314

Number of fighters killed by Israel: Over 8,000

Number of Israeli soldiers killed in the Gaza ground offensive: 187

Number of Israeli soldiers killed on the northern front: 9

Number of Israeli soldiers killed by friendly fire or “accidents” in Gaza and the north: 29

This handout picture released by the Israeli army,shows Israeli soldiers operating in the Gaza Strip amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. AP 

Destruction/humanitarian situation in Gaza

Percentage of Gaza’s buildings likely damaged/destroyed: 45-56%

Hospitals in Gaza partially functioning: 15/36

Palestinian civilians facing “catastrophic hunger and starvation”: 576,600 (26% of the population)

Percentage of school buildings in Gaza damaged: over 69%

Mosques damaged: 142

Churches damaged: 3

Ambulances damaged: 121

Students out of school: 625,000 (100% of students)

An aerial view shows the destruction caused by Israeli strikes in Wadi Gaza, in the central Gaza Strip. AFP 


Palestinians injured in Gaza: 60,005

Palestinians injured in West Bank: more than 4,000

Total Israeli injuries: 12,415

Israeli soldiers injured in ground offensive: 1,085

Israeli soldiers injured since Oct. 7: 2,496

Kenzi al Madhoun, 4, lies at Al Aqsa Hospital in Deir al Balah City, Gaza. AP 


Number of Palestinians displaced in Gaza: 1.9 million (85% of Gaza’s population)

Number of Israelis displaced from northern and southern border communities: 249,263 (2.6% of the population)

Palestinians flee to the southern Gaza Strip on Salah Al-Din Street in Bureij, Gaza Strip. AP




Captives taken by Hamas on Oct. 7: around 250

Captives released: 121

Captives taken Oct. 7 who remain in the strip: 132

1. 111 men, 19 women, 2 children

2. 121 Israelis, 11 foreigners

Captives who were killed or died during the Israeli offensive: 33

Palestinian prisoners released during a weeklong pause in fighting: 240

Palestinians detained in the West Bank amid the Israeli offensive: more than 5822 (According to  the Commission of Detainees’ Affairs and the Palestinian Society Prisoner’s Club)

Rawda Abu Ajamieh hugs relatives and friends after her release from an Israeli prison as part of a truce agreement between Israel and Hamas in the al-Duheishe refugee camp in Bethlehem s occupied West Bank. AFP

*This story was edited by Ahram Online
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