At Columbia and Washington Universities, hundreds of students held pro-Palestinian demonstrations, while university officials blocked public access to the New York City campus as a safety measure.

Iran PressAmerica: At least 1,572 Palestinians were martyred, and 7,262 others were injured by the brutal Israeli airstrikes, missile attacks, and shelling on the Gaza Strip, according to the Gaza health ministry.

Following the heavy bombardment in Gaza, some civilians moved to four locations announced by the Israeli military, believing it would protect them from the attacks.

Supporters of Palestinians, held signs in a grassy area near a library that read "Free Palestine" and "To Exist is to Resist." 219