MOH: Death toll climbs to 197, including 58 children

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GAZA, May 17 - The Ministry of Health on Sunday said that the death toll in Gaza climbed to 197 civilians, including 58 children and 34 women.

In a press statement, the ministry noted that the number of martyrs is expected to increase as searching for missing people under the rubble is underway.

It added that 1235 civilians were wounded in the Israeli continuous aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip for 8 days.

Last night, the Israeli occupation shelled all areas throughout Gaza with hundreds of air raids, making it the most aggressive night during the aggression.

During the ongoing aggression since the evening of May 10, the occupation warplanes bombed towers, residential buildings, citizens' homes and government headquarters intensively.

And the bombing of houses on the heads of their inhabitants caused massacres in which entire families were killed.

The Israeli bombing also caused massive damage to the infrastructure in the Strip. Number of municipalities condemned the occupation’s deliberate sabotage of the infrastructure, including roads, water, electricity and sanitation networks.