On Wednesday dawn, the 26th day of the Israeli onslaught, the Israeli army continued its indiscriminate bombing and shelling of various parts of the Gaza Strip, including home and residential buildings in the densely populated coastal region, killing and wounding hundreds of Palestinians.

The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that hundreds of Palestinians, mainly women and children, were killed in several parts of the Gaza Strip, especially in the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza where at least 400 Palestinians were killed, the Zeitoun neighborhood, and the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, after the army fired many missiles and shells, leveling entire residential blocks.

Medical sources said six Palestinians were killed and many injured when the Israeli Airforce fired a missile at a home for the Krezim family in front of the Al-Fakhoura clinic, west of Jabalia in northern Gaza.

At least thirty Palestinians homes were leveled by Israeli missiles, leading to the deaths of dozens of Palestinians and the injury of hundreds, many seriously.

The sources added that eight Palestinians were killed, and several others were wounded when the army fired a missile at the Abu Al-Aish family home in Bloc 2 of the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza.

Medical sources in Gaza said Palestinian doctors had to perform an urgent cesarian surgery to save the life of an unborn aby after his mother was killed in Jabalia.

Furthermore, at least five Palestinians were killed and more than 40 injured, mainly children and women, when the army fired missiles and shells at the homes of the Abu Odah and Abu Nasr families in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The army also fired missiles into the Tal Al-Hawa neighborhood, near the Al-Quds Hospital, west of Gaza City, while Israeli military helicopters fired a barrage of live rounds at homes in several parts of the city.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli army allowed for publication the death of nine of its soldiers and the injury of four others, after the resistance in Gaza targeted their armored vehicles with a missile in northern Gaza.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said it had to reduce the number of ambulances due to severe fuel shortages and added that its workers and volunteers are facing numerous obstacles in reaching bombarded areas and even in reaching warehouses where some remaining medical supplies can be found.

Hospitals in Gaza issued urgent appeals as they are almost out of fuel for their electricity generators and said that the Shifa Hospital and the Indonesian Hospital are especially in dire need of fuel, an issue that poses serious risks to the lives of hundreds of patients and wounded Palestinians, including 62 who are hooked to life support machines, hundreds who require urgent surgeries and 650 kidney patients who need dialysis.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli missile sand shells have killed at least 8600 Palestinians, including 3457 children and 2136 women, and injured more than 21.000, including hundreds who suffered very serious injuries, mainly children and women, since the Israeli offensive on Gaza was on October 7, 2023. %73 of the casualties are children, women, and the elderly.

Also, more than 825 families (5824 Palestinians) had been obliterated, and hundreds of Palestinians remained under the rubble of bombed homes and buildings.

Israeli missiles have also killed 427 school students, 12 teachers, and educational sector workers and caused damage to 9 educational facilities.

The number of slain and wounded Palestinians does not include those buried under the rubble of bombarded homes, residential buildings and towers, and various other types of buildings targeted by the Israeli army.

The Health Ministry added that the Israeli army continued to bomb the vicinities of various hospitals in Gaza City and the northern part of the coastal region, causing serious damage, and said that all 13 hospitals in the two areas had received Israeli orders to evacuate.

In addition, the Health Ministry stated that incubators for premature infants and dialysis for more than 1,000 kidney patients could stop at any moment, adding that six hospitals were forced to stop all surgeries due to the lack of fuel and shortages of blood in blood banks.

Furthermore, Israeli missiles and shells killed 130 Palestinians who work in the medical field, including physicians and medics, injured more than 110 and damaged 50 ambulances, including 28 destroyed ambulances.

Only 15 out of 35 hospitals and 51 out of 72 medical centers in Gaza have been shut down due to the lack of fuel, and after being targeted by Israel and said the army is demanding 24 hospitals in northern Gaza to evacuate.

The Israeli army is demanding the evacuation of 24 hospitals (2000 beds) and their facilities in northern Gaza, to evacuate.

Israeli missiles have also killed 427 school students, 12 teachers, and educational sector workers and caused damage to 9 educational facilities.

First Published on Nov 1, 2023, at 07:32