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 Israeli-Palestinian conflict-related deaths (3) infographic
Graphic charts Israeli-Palestinian conflict-related deaths over the years.


The rising death toll from the Israel-Hamas war

By Ninian Carter

October 23, 2023 - Ongoing hostilities between Israel and Hamas, following a surprise attack on Israel from Gaza, are taking a heavy toll on lives as the conflict worsens.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledges to “destroy” Hamas following the armed group’s surprise attack on October 7.

As of 1100GMT, October 23, the death toll in Gaza and the West Bank now stands at 5,182, while the number of people killed in Israel is 1,405.

PUBLISHED: 23/10/2023; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images