October 7 rampage killed about 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and abducted some 240 men, women and children. Fifty-two Israeli soldiers have been killed. Here are the top developments in this story, 1) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his call for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire.
He said that the war, which has currently taken the Middle East by storm, had an unacceptable number of civilian casualties. 2) As many as 31 premature babies in “extremely critical condition" were transferred safely Sunday from Gaza's main hospital and will go to Egypt, while over 250 patients with severely infected wounds remained stranded days after Israeli forces entered the compound to look for Hamas operations there, AP reported. 3) A World Health Organization team that visited Shifa for an hour Saturday said hospital corridors were filled with medical and solid waste, increasing the risk of infection for patients who were “terrified for their safety and health and pleaded for evacuation." 4) Israeli soldiers discovered 35 tunnel shafts and seized weapons in northern Gaza, the Israel Defence Forces announced on Sunday.
The shafts and tunnels were discovered during raids on the homes of Hamas officials in Gaza's upscale Rimal and Sheikh Ejalin neighborhoods. 5) Israeli forces also raided a Hamas military camp, where ammunition depots and seven rocket launchers were uncovered. The army reported on Sunday morning that over the past 24 hours, soldiers engaged Hamas terrorists on the outskirts of Jabaliya, as per ANI reports.Read more on livemint.com