IP- The Palestinian death toll from Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has soared to 16,248 people, the government media office in the besieged Palestinian enclave said Tuesday.

Iran Press/ West Asia: “The victims include 7,112 children and 4,885 women, while more than 43,616 others were injured,” the office said in a statement.

According to the media office, some 7,600 people remain unaccounted for.

Israel launched relentless air and ground attacks on the Gaza Strip following a cross-border attack by Hamas on Oct. 7.

The Israeli death toll in the Hamas attack stood at 1,200, according to official figures.


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