Published: 18 Nov 2023, 11:52 am
Limited phone and internet services began working again Friday across Gaza after fuel was delivered to restart generators that power the networks. Israel announced that it will allow two tanker trucks of fuel into Gaza each day for the United Nations and communication systems.
That amount is half of what the U.N. said it needs for lifesaving functions including powering water systems, hospitals, bakeries and the trucks delivering aid.
A pro-Palestinian demonstration Friday in Michigan led to the involvement of a half-dozen police agencies after protesters forced their way into a building. Clashes over Israel-Hamas war have shattered students’ sense of safety on U.S. college campuses, which have seen numerous protests in the weeks since the war began.
At least 11,470 Palestinians — two-thirds of them women and minors — have been killed since the war began, according to Palestinian health authorities, who do not differentiate between civilian and militant deaths. About 2,700 people are reported missing.
Israel vowed to wipe out Hamas after the militant group launched its Oct. 7 incursion. Some 1,200 people have been killed in Israel, mostly during the initial attack, and around 240 were taken captive by militants._AP