Crisis in Gaza as Israel warns of long war with Hamas: Live updates

9:14 pm ET, October 29, 2023

The UN has warned of “growing hunger and desperation” in Gaza. Here’s what to know as Israel’s ground operations continue

From CNN staff

UN warns of deteriorating “civil order” in Gaza after weeks of siege and bombings Demolition of warehouses To pick up survival essentials.

Here are today’s top headlines:

More on Warehouse Breakout: The United Nations World Food Program said some of its aid supplies had been looted in Gaza and warned “Growing hunger and desperationIn a news release Sunday, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East said “thousands” of people earlier Sunday. Some of its warehouses were broken into “Taking other basic survival items such as wheat flour and hygiene products”, and distribution centers in the central and southern parts of the strip.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday. United Arab Emirates, now UN A single Arab country with a seat on the Security Council would request a binding resolution from other Security Council members. “Immediate Humanitarian Suspension” In the fight, sources said. Earlier this month, the US vetoed a draft resolution calling for a humanitarian suspension at the UNSC.
Gaza’s second largest hospital has suffered extensive damage: Israeli airstrikes “have been carried out Extensive damage Hospital departments and residents and patients exposed to asphyxiation” Al-Quds Hospital, The Palestinian Red Cross said on Sunday it accused Israel of “deliberate” airstrikes next to Gaza City’s second largest hospital, “with the aim of forcing medical staff, displaced people and patients to evacuate the hospital.” The organization said that Got the warning on Sunday From Israel to immediately evacuate the hospital ahead of the bombing, which the World Health Organization said was “impossible” without endangering the lives of patients.
Israel appears to have advanced more than two miles into Gaza: The Troops in the video, taken on Saturday, can be seen placing an Israeli flag on the roof of a Gaza resort hotel. CNN geotagged the video to an area about two miles from the Gaza-Israel border. The video is one of the first glimpses of where Israeli ground forces were and what they were doing during the expanded ground operations in Gaza. A communications blackout in Gaza has significantly affected the flow of information from there, although service providers said on Sunday they were gradually being restored.
Iran Says Israel “Crossed Red Lines” In Gaza: President of Iran Ibrahim Raisi Sunday Israel’s activities “May Get everyone to take actionThere are concerns that Israel’s heavy-handed military campaign in Gaza could open more fronts. already exists. Cross-sectional exchanges Separated from Israel’s fight with Hamas to the south, centered on Gaza – bordering northern Israel and southern Lebanon. But a hike Clashes with Hezbollah The powerful Lebanese paramilitary group has raised fears that it could take an active part in the conflict. This comes as the US National Security Adviser has warned “high risk” War escalated a The wider Middle East conflict.
Aid trucks are moving from Egypt into Gaza: The Palestinian Red Cross said it had received 10 Support trucks via Rafah border crossingin trucks”Foodstuffs and medical needs. The total number of trucks received so far has reached 94, while fuel is yet to be allowed to enter. Meanwhile, Doctors Without Borders said it had sent 26 tons of medical supplies On a flight to Egypt to support emergency medical treatment in Gaza.
Death toll rises further in Gaza: Death toll Gaza has rose to 7,960, the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Ramallah announced on Sunday, drawing on data from Hamas-controlled sources. More than 20,000 people have been injured, the ministry said. Nearly three-quarters of those killed — 73% — belonged to vulnerable populations, including children, women and the elderly, according to a ministry statement, adding that the total death toll included 116 medical personnel.
Video shows destruction of mosque and houses in Gaza refugee camp: A video obtained by CNN from a journalist in Gaza, Shows the consequences A mosque and adjacent houses were destroyed in the central al-Nusirat refugee camp Gaza On Sunday. There has been massive destruction at the site of the airstrike, with people searching through the rubble for survivors.
to us Pressure on Israel to Restore Connection in Gaza: After Telephone and internet service was cut off By the end of last week, civilians, aid groups and journalists were left with no way to communicate with the outside world. Sunday service was gradually restored. “We feel strongly about restoring it Communication was an important issue,” said U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. “Aid workers need to communicate, the public needs to communicate, and of course, journalists need to document what’s happening in Gaza. Wide World.”

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