At least 165 dead and 250 injured by Israeli attacks in the past 24 hours

At least 165 Palestinians were killed and another 250 injured by Israeli attacks in Gaza in the past 24 hours, the Gaza Strip’s Health Ministry, controlled by the Islamist group Hamas, said on the 85th day of the war in the enclave.

“The occupation forces (Israel) committed 14 massacres against families in the past 24 hours, killing 165 and wounding 250,” health spokesman Ashraf Al Qudra said.

Likewise, a total of 21,672 Gazans have been killed and 56,165 injured by the Israeli army’s attacks since the conflict broke out on October 7, and 70% of the victims are women and children, the same source added, as Israel continues with attacks. the ground, sea and air, the coastal enclave, is in a serious humanitarian crisis.

During the more than two-and-a-half-month military offensive, Israel has “deliberately attacked 142 health centers and left 23 hospitals out of service,” as well as 53 primary care clinics, while arresting nearly a hundred members of the health care system so far. personnel in Gaza, according to Health.

“Recently released citizens confirm that detainees, especially medical personnel, are subjected to severe physical and psychological torture, hunger, thirst, lack of sleep and constant interrogations in conditions of extreme cold,” he denounced.

In turn, Health is making “tireless efforts” to reactivate Al Shifa hospital, the largest in Gaza, which was out of service following an Israeli military raid and the forced evacuation of the center’s patients and medical staff, with the army claims that beneath the medical complex there were Hamas tunnels that it used as barracks and as part of its military heart in Gaza.

Al Qudra emphasized that “its teams managed to reactivate hospitals such as Al Ahli, Al Helu or Al Awda, as well as several primary care centers,” despite the risks to the circulation and work of medical teams posed by the ongoing Israeli bombardments. “in residential areas and around healthcare institutions”.

“We demand effective and urgent measures to ensure the protection and access to all hospitals and their staff, especially in northern Gaza,” he added.

Source: El heraldo