UNRWA reports 273 fatalities in shelters and 966 injuries since Oct. 7

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GAZA — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) documented in its report the fatalities of 273 Palestinians inside its shelters in various areas of the Gaza Strip, directly targeted by Israeli aircraft. Additionally, 966 others were injured since October 7.اضافة اعلان

In a report quoted by news agencies on Friday, UNRWA affirmed that 33 of its affiliated institutions were directly hit by the bombing, and 57 institutions were damaged due to the continuous shelling for the 63rd consecutive day. The report highlighted that 1.2 million displaced individuals, who lost their homes or had their areas targeted, sought refuge in 155 UNRWA shelters, Hala reported.

UNRWA pointed out that 132 of its employees were martyred in the ongoing shelling operations in the sector. It confirmed the presence of 11,388 patients inside the shelters in need of medical care. Additionally, there are 50,000 pregnant women in urgent need of treatment and healthcare.

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