Tue 28 Nov 2023 10:11 pm - Jerusalem Time

160 Palestinian dead bodies were recovered in the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours

Rescue and ambulance crews and volunteers in the Gaza Strip recovered 160 dead bodies from under the rubble and from the streets and roads, during the past 24 hours, which brings the number of dead since the start of the Israeli aggression on the 7th of last October to more than 15,000, including more than 6,150. children and more than 4 thousand women.

Local sources in the Gaza Strip reported that rescue crews have so far relied on manual and primitive methods to retrieve the bodies of the dead, in light of the lack of machinery and equipment to remove the rubble.

Incomplete data indicate that about 6,500 missing persons are still under the rubble, or their fate is still unknown, including more than 4,700 children and women.

Since the start of the temporary humanitarian truce, last Friday morning, rescue and ambulance crews and citizens have been trying to recover as many bodies as possible, with whatever capabilities they have.

The last five days revealed the horror of the humanitarian catastrophe that befell the Gaza Strip, as 300,000 housing units were damaged as a result of Israeli bombing, from the air, land and sea, including 50,000 housing units that were completely demolished by the occupation.

Despite the “truce,” the occupation prevented citizens displaced to the south of the Gaza Strip from returning to their cities and towns in the north, and the occupation forces stationed on Salah al-Din Street fired bullets at citizens who tried to reach the north to inspect their homes and search for their missing family members, which led to the death of three people. citizens and injuring others.


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160 Palestinian dead bodies were recovered in the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours