Israel-Hamas War: Palestinian hospitals in Gaza face COLLAPSE as water, power and medicine run out


Palestinians in besieged Gaza crowded into hospitals and schools on Monday, October 16, seeking shelter and running low on food and water. 

More than a million people have fled their homes ahead of an expected Israeli ground invasion aimed at destroying Hamas after its fighters rampaged through southern Israel.

Water, Power, and Medicine are running out

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians sheltering in U.N. facilities are reportedly on less than 1 liter of water per day. 

Hospitals have warned that they are on the verge of collapse, with emergency generators that power machines like ventilators and incubators down to about one day of fuel and supplies of medicine almost exhausted.

The Gaza Health Ministry said 2,750 Palestinians have been killed and 9,700 wounded since the fighting erupted, more than in the 2014 Gaza war, which lasted over six weeks.

That makes this the deadliest of the five Gaza wars for both sides.

More than 1,400 Israelis have died, the vast majority of civilians killed in Hamas’ Oct. 7 assault.

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The Israeli military said Monday that at least 199 hostages were taken back in Gaza, higher than previous estimates.

Israel has ordered more than 1 million Palestinians almost half the territory’s population to leave Gaza City and the surrounding area for the enclave’s south.

The military says it is trying to clear away civilians ahead of a major campaign against Hamas in the north, where it says the militants have extensive networks of tunnels and rocket launchers.

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