Gaza death toll hits 2,090 after 46 days of Israeli aggression

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GAZA, (PIC)– At least 2090 Palestinians have been killed in the ongoing Israeli offensive rocking besieged Gaza since July 7, Al-Mezan center for human rights said on Thursday.

The center said in a statement issued Thursday that Al Mezan and sister human rights group documented until August 21, 2014, the killing of 2,090 Palestinians whose names were identified. The total death toll includes 494 children and 287 women.

Al Mezan figures did not include seven more casualties, who were buried without being identified in Rafah, pending further verification.

More Palestinians were recovered from under the rubble during these days. At least 963 people, including 310 children and 205 women, were killed inside their houses, the report added.

According to statistics from the health ministry, at least 10,391 people were injured during the same period, including 3,152 children and 2,013 women.

At least, 10,149 houses were destroyed or damaged during this period, of which 2,650 were destroyed completely. The occupation forces directly and deliberately attacked 971 of the total number of damaged houses. 7499 homes sustained partial damage, Al-Mezan stated further.

Until today, Israeli attacks have destroyed 92 schools, 149 mosques, 8 hospitals, 6 of which became out of service, 39 NGO institutions, 50 fishing boats, and 224 vehicles.

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