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Israel's 'tactical pause' leaves 17 Palestinians dead in Rafah

With the attack on the Nuseirat refugee camp, the death toll in Gaza rises to 37.347

In the Nuseirat refugee camp, located south of Gaza City, Israel killed 17 people in two Israeli attacks on different houses housing displaced Palestinian families according to local media.

Among the victims are women and children - recently evacuated from Rafah -, twice as many injured and people trapped under the rubble.

About 35 people injured by these attacks are in hospitals with critical injuries.

In Nuseirat earlier this month, at least 274 displaced Palestinians died – according to the enclave's Health Ministry – as Israel carried out a rescue operation to free four Israelis kidnapped there.

In Nuseirat earlier this month, at least 274 displaced Palestinians died – according to the enclave's Health Ministry – as Israel carried out a rescue operation to free four Israelis kidnapped there.

According to the Gaza Health Ministry, as a result of more than eight violent months, 37.347 Palestinians have been killed and 85.372 injured in the Israeli offensive to exterminate Hamas in the strip, which began after 1.200 people were killed and 250 were taken hostage. in the attacks on Israel, on October 7, 2023, led by the Islamist group.

Death of doctor confirmed during interrogation

A Gazan doctor, the second (known to be) to die in Israeli custody since the start of the war in Gaza, died in November while being interrogated by the Shin Bet (internal intelligence service), six days after his arrest. Local media reported today following an investigation by a unit of the Ministry of Justice.

Dr Iyad Rantisi, 53, was the head of gynecology and obstetrics at Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip.

According to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Rantisi was arrested on November 11 and declared dead six days later in Shikma prison, where he was being interrogated by the Shin Bet on suspicion of being involved in holding Israeli hostages in Gaza.

The Justice Ministry said the unit that conducted the investigation, tasked with investigating complaints against Shin Bet interrogators, had concluded its investigation into the circumstances of Rantisi's death and was reviewing its findings, according to the outlet.

On April 19, in the Ofer prison, located in the occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank, the respected surgeon Adnan al Bursh, 53 years old and father of six children, who headed the orthopedics department of the Al Shifa Hospital of the northern Gaza City.

“We ask all international and human rights institutions to reveal the fate of dozens of health workers who were kidnapped by brutal Israeli forces in Gaza hospitals while carrying out their humanitarian duty,” the Gaza Ministry of Health urged today in a statement. release.

The Ministry also estimates that there have been around 500 fatalities in the health sector in Gaza since the start of the war.

sourceEFE

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