Israel massacres hundreds of Palestinian civilians to save four hostages

Israel killed at least 283 Palestinian civilians yesterday to save four Israeli hostages who were being held in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.

A Gaza Health Ministry statement said: “The Israeli occupation commits eight massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, resulting in 283 martyrs and 814 injuries during the past 24 hours”.

The ministry also reported that the death toll of the “Israeli occupation’s massacre” of Palestinians in Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip on Saturday had climbed to 274 deaths and 698 injuries, including critical cases.

“A number of victims are still under the rubble and on the roads, and ambulance and civil defense crews cannot reach them,” it added.

The Israeli army on Saturday reported that it had retrieved four hostages from the central Gaza Strip in a deadly attack on Palestinians in the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza Strip.

DEIR AL BALAH, GAZA – JUNE 08: (EDITOR’S NOTE: Image depicts graphic content) A heavily bleeding Palestinian child is brought to Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital along with other injured Palestinians after the Israeli attacks on the camps in central Gaza, in Deir al Balah, Gaza on June 08, 2024. At least 210 died and 400 got injured in the attacks. ( Ashraf Amra – Anadolu Agency )