Mon, 04 Dec 2023 - 10:41 GMT
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 - 10:41 GMT
CAIRO – 5 December 2023: Israeli occupation army intensively continued its shelling on the Gaza Strip since the 7-day truce between Hamas and Israel ended on Saturday, particularly at evening in Khan Younis, Deir Al Balah and Rafah City, killing and injuring hundreds of Palestinians, mostly are children.
According to the Palestinian state-owned news agency (WAFA), “dozens of civilians were killed and others injured this evening in a series of Israeli air raids targeting scores of houses in Shajaiya and Zaytoun neighborhoods, in Gaza City.”
Also, the internet and communication were cut off by Israeli occupation and he Palestinian Red Crescent said: “We completely lost communication with the operations room in the Gaza Strip and with our crews working there, after Israeli occupation completely cut off all communications networks for the fourth time since the beginning of the aggression on October 7.”
Entire families were killed in the Israeli occupation bombings on Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian journalists in Gaza reported. In addition to this, Israel bombs the vicinity of Kamal Adwan Hospital in Gaza. Also, In Khan Younis, aid distribution largely stopped due to hostilities, stated Palestinian Ministry of Health.
Meanwhile, the Israeli Defense Minister said that he war will last for more two months, and our goal is to kill Yahya Sinwar.
In the West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced that two people were killed by Israeli occupation army in the city of Sa'ir in Hebron.
As for the health situation in Gaza, as of December 3rd, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics reported more than 15,500 martyrs, 40,000 wounded (including 6,000 children and 4,000 women), and thousands missing or under rubble.
A total of 20 hospitals remains out of service, though some have partially resumed operations after fuel supplies stopped in Gaza, said the Palestinian Ministry of Health in a statement.
From December 2nd to December 3rd, over 400 people were killed and at least 664 injured in Gaza. Entry of aid to Gaza is still limited, with less than 3% reaching Gaza Strip, the Ministry added.
Eighty United Nations institutions were completely bombed, and 114 UNRWA employees were martyred due to the Israeli nonstop and indiscriminate bombing on Gaza Strip: Adnan Abu Hasna, media advisor to UNRWA
As for the humanitarian situation, a total of 98 humanitarian aid trucks entered the Gaza Strip on Monday, in addition to the entry of two fuel trucks with a total of 65,000 liters into Gaza via Rafah border crossing, the Egyptian Al Qahera News reported.
“About 600 holders of dual nationalities crossed through Rafah crossing from Gaza to Egypt’s Rafah, it added.
On his X, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said: “I reiterate my call for a sustained humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, the unconditional & immediate release of all hostages, and unimpeded & sustained humanitarian aid flow to meet the needs of the people throughout the Gaza Strip.”