‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 179: Israel Kills 7 International Aid Workers in Central Gaza, Passes Law Banning Al Jazeera – Qassam Muaddi 4/2/24

Source: Mondoweiss.net

The World Central Kitchen called the attack that killed seven of its aid workers “unforgivable” as Israeli forces killed 71 people across the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, the Israeli government voted to approve a bill banning Al Jazeera.


  • 32,916+ killed* and at least 75,494 wounded in the Gaza Strip.
  • 451+ 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.
  • 600 Israeli soldiers have been killed since October 7, and at least 3,302 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

  • Israel kills 71 Palestinians and wounds 102 in the Gaza Strip in 7 different massacres, according to the Palestinian health ministry.
  • Israeli army kills seven aid workers of British, Polish, and Australian nationalities belonging to the World Central Kitchen (WCK) in Deir al-Balah. WCK announces halt of operations in light of attack.
  • Israeli government votes on a bill to ban Al Jazeera and other media outlets, Netanyahu accuses Al Jazeera of incitement against Israel.
  • Gaza’s health ministry calls upon Palestinians to evacuate hospitals unless they are patients or wounded.
  • In the West Bank, one Palestinian dies of wounds sustained during Israeli army raid in Jenin.
  • Israeli army raids Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem, arresting seven people.

Israeli forces kill 71 Palestinians, wound 102 across Gaza

The Palestinian health ministry in Gaza said in a statement Tuesday that Israeli forces committed seven massacres against families in the Gaza Strip since Monday, killing 71 Palestinians and wounding 102, bringing the death toll of Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip since October 7 to 32,916.

The ministry pointed out that medical teams haven’t been able to recover many more bodies buried under the rubble….

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