Palestinian death toll in Gaza surpasses 21,000: ministry


The number of Palestinian deaths due to Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip surpassed 21,000, the Gaza-based Health Ministry said on Wednesday, Paralel.Az reports citing Xinhua.

Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesperson of the ministry, said during a press conference that the casualties from the Israeli attacks in the Gaza Strip have now risen to 21,110 deaths and 55,243 injuries.

He added that 195 people were killed while 325 were injured and transported to hospitals within the past 24 hours due to Israeli attacks.