Hamas claims 10,000 Palestinians dead, UN renews calls for ceasefire

by ian

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres renewed his calls for a cease-fire yesterday as the death tolls continue to rise.

Palestinian health authorities claim that those numbers now include over 10,000 Palestinians, in addition to the initial 1400 Israelis from the October 7th attack. The Hamas-run health ministry adds that children make up two out of every five deaths within Gaza.

Guterres remarked yesterday that it’s no longer a humanitarian crisis but a crisis of humanity.

The United Nations and other organizations are calling for more food, water, medicine, and fuel to be allowed into Gaza. Israel rejects a ceasefire, stating that Hamas militants would take advantage of it. They also accuse the terrorist organization of seizing fuel from hospitals to manufacture a crisis.