By a Staff Reporter: The Israeli-Palestinian war has created a very dire situation. The death toll in the Gaza Strip has risen since Israel began shelling the coastal enclave, the Hamas-controlled health ministry said. 3,785 people have been killed in Gaza so far, according to the Ministry of Health. About 1,524 children and 1,000 women were among those killed in the Israeli attack, the ministry said. Another 12,493 people were injured in the attack.