Media: More than 80 percent of Hamas attack victims were civilians

Israeli authorities estimate that 84 percent of the Israelis who fell victim to the Hamas attack were civilians and had no connection to the army. About it reports TASS with reference to Kan.

According to Kan, by October 26, the bodies of 808 victims had been identified, most of them ready for burial.

The Palestinian Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip, attacked Israel on October 7. Thousands of rockets were fired at Israeli cities, Hamas members infiltrated Israeli border areas and took civilians and military personnel hostage.

Israel began retaliating against Gaza, and Israeli authorities later declared that the country was at war.

By October 26, the number of casualties on both sides exceeded eight thousand people, with thousands of people in Israel and Gaza affected. The Israeli authorities claim 1,500 deaths in the country; Hamas reports 6,546 victims in Gaza.

Source: Rambler

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