Over 25,000 Fatalities Reported in Israel’s Offensive on Gaza, According to Hamas Health Ministry – BBC News

The health ministry in Gaza, run by Hamas, has reported over 25,000 fatalities in the recent Israeli offensive on Gaza. Leo Caner, the head of mission for Palestine with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), described the situation as catastrophic, detailing the proximity of fighting to hospitals and the resulting fear and danger faced by healthcare workers and patients. Hospitals are overcrowded, understaffed, and struggling to provide adequate care, with many healthcare workers having fled for their lives, leaving patients untreated. Medical aid is scarce, particularly in northern Gaza, due to restrictions on humanitarian access.

  • More than 25,000 people have been reported killed in the Israeli offensive on Gaza, with 15,000 women and children among the casualties.
  • Leo Caner of Médecins Sans Frontières reported that the fighting is now endangering hospitals.
  • Healthcare workers are terrified, and some have been forced to bury bodies within hospital premises due to safety concerns.
  • Hospitals are overcrowded and understaffed, with more than 70% of staff having left the southern region of Gaza out of fear for their safety.
  • Medical aid is difficult to deliver, particularly in northern Gaza, where access has been repeatedly denied by the Israeli Army.
  • The casualties are predominantly civilians, with an overwhelming number of women and children affected.

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