At Least 700 Killed, Nearly 200,000 Displaced as Israel Carpet Bombs Gaza – The Cradle 10/10/23


Israeli warplanes pummeled the Gaza Strip with more than 200 air raids overnight on 10 October, raising the death toll past 700, including 140 children, and about 4,000 injured.

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) announced on Tuesday morning that mass displacement escalated over the past 24 hours across Gaza, reaching 180,000 people.

Homes, places of worship, government buildings, police stations, civil society institutions and private businesses across #Gaza have been a main target of Israel’s relentless onslaught on the enclave.#GazaUnderAttack
— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) October 10, 2023

As the situation worsens inside the world’s largest open-air prison, the Israeli military says its blitz will not slow down and “advised” survivors to flee Gaza if they can.

“Rafah crossing is still open. Anyone who can get out, I would advise them to get out,” Colonel Richard Hecht said in a call with foreign reporters.

The warning came less than a day after Israeli bombs disrupted the sole crossing from Gaza into Egypt. While local sources say it has partially reopened since then, others say only “humanitarian cases” are allowed….

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