‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 173: Israel Continues Attacking Gaza’s Hospitals, Kills 7 People in Lebanon – Qassam Muaddi 3/27/24

Source: Mondoweiss.net

Following the UN Security Council ceasefire resolution, Israel continued its attacks on Gaza hospitals, killing 76 Palestinians across the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, in southern Lebanon, Israel killed 7 Lebanese people during cross-border fighting.


  • 32,490 + killed* and at least 74,889 wounded in the Gaza Strip.
  • 449+ Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.**
  • Israel revises its estimated October 7 death toll down from 1,400 to 1,139.
  • 594 Israeli soldiers have been killed since October 7, and at least 3,221 injured.***

* Gaza’s Ministry of Health confirmed this figure on its Telegram channel. Some rights groups estimate the death toll to be much higher when accounting for those presumed dead.

** The death toll in the West Bank and Jerusalem is not updated regularly. According to the PA’s Ministry of Health on March 17, this is the latest figure.

*** This figure is released by the Israeli military, showing the soldiers whose names “were allowed to be published.”

Key Developments 

  • 76 Palestinians killed and 102 wounded in 8 massacres committed by  Israeli forces across the Gaza Strip, says Palestinian health ministry.
  • Israeli forces raid Nasser Hospital, force medical staff and displaced Palestinians to evacuate.
  • Lebanon: 7 Lebanese killed in Israeli airstrikes on Habaryeh in southern Lebanon.
  • One man killed in Kiryat Shmona as Hezbollah fires dozens of rockets on northern occupied Palestine.
  • West Bank: Israeli forces arrest 20 Palestinians, raising number of Palestinians detained since October 7 to 7,820.
  • One Palestinian, aged 20, killed by Israeli forces during a raid on Jenin in the northern West Bank. Fatah’s al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades announces in a statement that its fighters confronted the raiding Israeli forces in Jenin and Qabatiya, west of Jenin. Local sources report one Israeli vehicle was targeted with an explosive device.
  • Israeli Broadcasting Corporation: Negotiations with Hamas continue through intermediates with differences over the return of displaced Palestinians to the northern Gaza Strip.
  • Pentagon says that Israel will play a role in ensuring the security of the U.S.-built shore dock in Gaza.
  • UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini says that the agency has enough funds to operate until next May.
  • Jordanian security forces arrest several protesters against the Gaza war near the Israeli embassy in Amman.

76 Palestinians killed and 102 wounded in 8 massacres across the Gaza Strip

The Palestinian health ministry in Gaza announced that 76 Palestinians were killed and 12 were wounded in Israeli bombings in different parts of the Gaza Strip, raising the number of Palestinians killed by Israel in the coastal enclave ever since October 7 to 32,490.

In Khan Younis, Israeli forces killed 12 Palestinians in airstrikes in the Mawasi area. According to local sources, children were among the casualties.

In Rafah, nine Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombings on Khirbet al-Aadas, north of the city. More Israeli bombings targeted two family homes in the center and south of Rafah. Palestinian journalist Ula Libbad, her husband, and her children were identified among the victims.

In the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip, Israeli warships bombed the seashore of the camp….

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