Israel’s brutal bombardment of the Gaza Strip has hit areas it ordered Palestinians to evacuate to within the south of the territory.
The assaults got here a day after the USA vetoed a United Nations decision demanding a right away humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, regardless of widespread help for it.
Gaza residents “are being informed to maneuver like human pinballs – ricocheting between smaller and smaller items of the south, with none foundation for survival,” Secretary-Common Antonio Guterres informed the UN Safety Council earlier than Friday’s vote.
Two hospitals in central and southern Gaza have obtained 133 our bodies of Palestinians killed in Israeli bombardments over the previous 24 hours, Gaza Well being Ministry officers mentioned on Saturday.
Dozens of individuals held funeral prayers within the hospital courtyard earlier than taking the our bodies for burial – a scene that has turn into routine prior to now two months of conflict.
Within the southern metropolis of Khan Younis, which has been the main target of Israel’s navy operations over the previous week, Nasser Hospital obtained the our bodies of 62 folks, the ministry mentioned.
Greater than 2,200 Palestinians have been killed for the reason that collapse of a weeklong ceasefire on December 1, about two-thirds of them girls and kids.
Because the conflict enters its third month, the loss of life toll in Gaza has surpassed 17,700.