Exceeded 28 thousand deaths in Gaza. Hamas asks the UN Security Council on Rafah


By John

The Hamas-run Gaza Strip’s health ministry said at least 28,064 people have been killed in the enclave since the war between Israel and Palestinian militants began. The latest toll includes 117 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, a ministry statement said, while a total of 67,611 people have been injured in Gaza since the conflict broke out on October 7.

Israeli raid kills Hamas police intelligence chief in Rafah

Israel has killed Hamas police intelligence chief Ahmed al-Yaakobi in a vehicle raid in Rafah. His deputy, Iman a-Rantisi, and a third person were killed in the same attack. This is Ibrahim Shatat, the Hamas police delegate for aid distribution.

Hamas asks the UN Security Council on Rafah

The government press office run by Hamas has invited the UN Security Council to “convene an immediate meeting” after the order to Israeli soldiers to attack Rafah. This was reported by CNN. “We ask the United Nations Security Council to convene an immediate and urgent meeting to confirm its determination to force the Israeli occupation to stop the genocidal war it is committing against the Palestinians in Gaza”, reads the statement, which warns that the attack on Rafah could “leave tens of thousands of martyrs and wounded.”