The toll of French people killed in the war in Israel is increasing and certain nationals could be among the 200 to be killed. 250 hostages that Hamas says it holds. Israel and Egypt have authorized the delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza.
28 French people were killed in the war between Israel and Hamas, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs published today. on October 19. The ministry does not specify the number of nationals still missing, the day before the Prime Minister spoke of 7 French people still not found and "very probably" held hostage by Hamas.
203 people were trained. taken hostage by Hamas according to Israeli army figures. The Palestinian Islamist group, for its part, ensures that hold 250 hostages.
After Israel, Egypt accepted the establishment and use of a humanitarian corridor to the Gaza Strip from the Rafah border crossing. The damage caused on this part of the border by Israeli bombings is being repaired in preparation for the passage of humanitarian convoys. Several of you are parked on the side of the road. Egyptians from the border for several days and were waiting to be able to cross. To ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid, bombing must stop immediately. this place. If Egypt accepts the use of the border post for the delivery of food aid, the country continues to oppose this. an exodus of Palestinians on its territory through this same passage.
Israel and Hamas accuse each other of being behind the scenes. the origin of the strike which hit a hospital in Gaza on October 17. If the Jewish state says it has "proof" of guilt Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the investigation to reveal the perpetrator of the shooting promises to be difficult. But several countries have already done so. took a position: American President Joe Biden judged that Hamas is responsible, while many Arab countries have blamed Hamas. the fault is on Israel. The rest of the community international abstains from taking sides but denounces an attack contrary to humanitarian law.
The strike on the Gaza hospital would have left nearly 500 dead according to Hamas, but a European intelligence source claimed Wednesday evening that there are "more of a few dozen, probably between 10 and 50" deceased victims. The same source points out that the building was “not renovated”. destroyed" and believes that the hospital had "probably been damaged" evacuated previously". À note that the European Commission has shared this Wednesday evening his fears about the risk of disinformation about the war. "The widespread dissemination of illicit content and disinformation linked to These events entail a clear risk of stigmatization of certain communities, of destabilization of our democratic structures, not to mention the exposure of our children to violent content,” she said.
The humanitarian situation continues to worsen Gaza and "becomes uncontrollable" according to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO). The private enclave of electricity and water also lacks humanitarian aid which cannot or can hardly arrive due to lack of a humanitarian corridor. WHO calls for action Israel and Hamas to "cease all attacks against medical structures". More than 1.1 million people have been affected. displaced in the Gaza Strip since the start of the conflict.
The toll of the war in Israel and Hamas left "around 3,000" dead and "more than 12,500 injured" in the Gaza Strip, according to Hamas. An estimate, however, was announced on October 17, before the attack on the Gaza hospital. In Israel, the Islamist group's strikes left 1,400 dead according to the ministry. re.
Most of the victims of the war between Israel and Hamas are civilians, particularly on the Hamas side. Palestinian. While the Jewish state which responded and continues to launch airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, the UN Secretary-General recalled. that "the Hamas terrorist attack should not justify "collective punishment" of the Palestinian population. The American president and ally Israel also warned Israel that it was preparing a land attack by inviting it to do so. avoid excessive human losses among civilians. The Israeli Prime Minister has promised to do "everything he can" to limit the number of civilian casualties.
Images of the conflict Context
The war between Israel and Hamas began on October 7, 2023 with a surprise and massive strike launched by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on the Jewish state. Many fighters have carried out incursions near the Gaza Strip border while airstrikes have been carried out. launched. These attacks terrorist character gave place at scenes of horror and massacres in several Jewish kibbutzim in Israel.
Israel ordered the response in the hours following the attack before imposing the siege of Gaza on Monday, October 9. The same day the Israeli army announced that it would having regained control of the border with the Gaza Strip. Since then it seems to be preparing a ground attack on Palestinian territory.