Israel will open the Kerem Shalom crossing to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza, although it will be Just to check the trucks They will have to continue crossing through the Rafah corridor, on the Egyptian border. This insufficient aid has already practically stopped in Khan Yunis, in the south of Gaza, according to the UN.
In fact, the Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip reported that approximately 17,500 deaths As a result of the military attack launched by the IDF two months ago on the Palestinian enclave.
Specifically, the Gaza authorities raised the provisional death toll to 17,487 on Friday, while the number of injured reached 46,480. Alone In the last 24 hours, Calculated as 313 dead and 558 injured Read more and the data will predictably continue to rise, given the continuing attacks.
The Hamas authorities, as well as the UN and other organizations present on the ground, have Israeli forces are accused of shelling civilian areas And facilities that are theoretically protected by international law, such as hospitals and schools. Since the beginning of the current escalation, only 618 wounded or sick people have been able to leave the Strip through the Rafah corridor, according to the ministry.
Israel launched the attack on Gaza in response to the attacks that left about 1,200 dead on Israeli territory on October 7, which also resulted in the crossing of Almost daily attacks on the border with Lebanon, Where the Shiite Hezbollah militia has a presence.