More than two-thirds of Gaza’s population have fled their homes due to Israeli strikes

22.10.2023, Palestine.

One and a half million residents of the Gaza Strip have become refugees since Israeli shelling began, the Gaza government’s press office reported on October 22.

According to Gaza authorities, 70% of the population of the Gaza Strip, i.e. 1.5 million people were forced to leave their homes and now they live in refugee centers.

On October 7, the Palestinian movement Hamas launched a massive rocket attack from the Gaza Strip on Israeli territory. According to Israeli data, 3,000 rockets were fired. Hamas fighters broke into the territory of border settlements of Israel. In response, Israel began launching massive strikes on Gaza territory, including civilian targets.

As a result of the escalation in Israel, more than 1.3 thousand people were killed, more than 5 thousand were wounded. Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip resulted in the death of more than 4.4 thousand people, more than 13 thousand were wounded.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency