14 Palestinians killed within 2 hours after humanitarian pause ends in Gaza

ISTANBUL – At least 14 Palestinians were killed and several others injured in Israeli airstrikes on the blockaded Gaza Strip soon after the humanitarian pause ended on Friday morning.

“Within two hours after the humanitarian pause ended, the death toll of Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks climbed to 14,” Anadolu Agency quoted the Health Ministry in Gaza as saying in a statement.

“Dozens of people, mostly women and children, were injured,” the ministry added.

The pause between Israel and Hamas, which went into effect on Nov 24, ended on Friday morning.

Heavy gunfire and Israeli artillery shelling in the eastern Gaza Strip resumed soon after the humanitarian pause ended, according to an Anadolu correspondent on the ground. – BERNAMA-ANADOLU / pic AFP