Gaza health ministry: 5,791 Palestinians killed in Gaza in Israeli strikes
An injured person is assisted at Shifa Hospital after hundreds of Palestinians were killed in a blast at Al-Ahli hospital in Gaza that Israeli and Palestinian officials blamed on each other in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, October 17, 2023. (Reuters)
At least 5,791 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza since October 7, including 2,360 children, Gaza’s health ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
It said 704 Palestinians had been killed in the previous 24 hours alone.