On Sunday, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza confirmed that Israeli missiles and shells have killed 370 Palestinians and injured more than 2200.
The Health Ministry added that Israeli missiles have killed at least twenty children and many women in Gaza.
It stated that the Palestinians located the corpses of a pregnant woman and several children after the army fired missiles at a Palestinian home in central Gaza.
The army continued the bombing of Gaza, firing dozens of missiles and shells targeting many areas, including homes, residential towers, commercial buildings, infrastructure, mosques, and medical centers.
The Israeli bombing also targeted Jabalia and Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza and several areas in Gaza City, in addition to Khan Younis and Rafah, leading to massive destruction and additional casualties.
At least 20,000 Palestinians fled their homes due to Israeli bombing and took shelter in UNRWA-run schools.
Al-Jazeera News Agency said the army fired missiles at many parts of the Gaza Strip, including two homes in the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza City, leading to dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries.
The Israeli army also destroyed three residential towers that included dozens of apartments, offices, and media centers, in addition to bombing dozens of homes, including in the Sudaniyya area and the Zeitoun neighborhood.
The army also bombed mosques and even an UNRWA-run school In Gaza.
Israeli daily Haaretz has reported that at least 600 Israelis have been killed and 2000 have been injured by Palestinian fighters who infiltrated nearby Israeli military bases and towns.
Dozens of Israelis, including many soldiers and commanders, have been captured before being sent to Gaza.
According to Haaretz, the exact number of captives held by Hamas in Gaza remains unknown but added that a source familiar with the issue said dozens are held, while another source said that information gathered in Israel, the number of captives could be close to 100.
The Israeli army also released the names of 25 soldiers, among dozens, killed on the first day of the Palestinian fighter’s infiltration into military bases across the border with Gaza.
Including Women And Children, 313 Palestinians Killed In Gaza
Published on: Oct 8, 2023 at 12:06
The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that 313 Palestinians, including women and children, were killed, and at least 1990 were injured by Israeli missiles in several parts of the Gaza Strip.
The Heath Ministry said the Palestinians located the corpses of a pregnant woman and several children after the army fired missiles at a Palestinian home in central Gaza.
It added that Israeli missiles also killed three Palestinians in Khuza’a town, east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza.
In Khan Younis, the army fired missiles at a home for the Abu Daqqa family, killing Yahia Khaled Abu Daqqa, who was among nine Palestinians, including five children,
In the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, an Israeli missile killed a Palestinian on his land and caused damage to homes.
Ten Palestinians were killed when the army bombed a house in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The army also fired many missiles into the Al-Bureij refugee camp, a home in the Zeitoun neighborhood south of Gazza City, and a garbage dumpster in the city.
Dozens of Palestinians were injured when the army fired missiles at homes in the Salateen area, west of Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.
The Israeli missiles destroyed 14 homes and six residential towers and caused massive infrastructure damage.
On Sunday dawn, Israeli missiles and shells killed 28 Palestinians, including children and women, and injured dozens, including many children, in the Gaza Strip.
A few hours before the time of this report, the Health Ministry in Gaza said twenty Palestinian children were among the slain 256 Palestinians, in addition to 121 children among 1788 wounded Palestinians.
It also called on the Palestinians to donate blood in all medical centers, especially those who carry (O) blood type.
Israeli daily Haaretz said Palestinian fighters fired 2,500 shells from Gaza and added that more than 600 Israelis were killed and 2000 injured in the surprise infiltration, Saturday, into adjacent Israeli settlements.
Haaretz also said a serious number of Israelis, including soldiers, have been captured and are held in Gaza.
The Israeli media agency stated that, according to Israeli Police estimates, 30 police officers were killed on the first day of the infiltration of Palestinian fighters and said, according to data by the Israeli Health Ministry, 1864 Israelis have been taken to hospitals, including 19 who suffered critical injuries, 326 serious injuries, 359 moderate injuries, and 821 mild injuries.
The thirty police officers were killed in gunbattle with Palestinian fighters who surrounded a police station in Sderot, in the Negev, before storming it.
Haaretz stated that least 250 Israelis have been killed, over 1,800 wounded in the “surprise infiltration and massive barrages.”
On its part, the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said its fighters are still exchanging fire with soldiers and police officers in various areas, including Sderot, Ofakim, Yad Mordechai, Kfar Azza, Kissufim and Kibbutz Be’eri.
Al-Qassam added that its fighters in Gaza are supporting the fighters who infiltrated the surrounding Israeli colonies by firing a barrage of shells.