Health ministry in hamas run gaza says war deaths exceed 8000

Israel and Hamas are engaged in a fierce war.

Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER: Hamas-ruled Gaza's health ministry said on Sunday morning that more than 8,000 people had been killed in the Palestinian territories since the war with Israel began on October 7.

"The death toll from the Israeli aggression has exceeded 8,000, half of whom are children," the ministry said. The latest death toll stood at 7,703 in the early hours of Saturday. "