Health ministry: Gaza death toll rises above 2,000
Published Monday 18/08/2014 13:20
GAZA CITY (AFP) -- The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 Monday, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds.
According to a ministry statement, a total of 2,016 people were killed and another 10,196 wounded.
Among the dead were 541 children, 250 women and 95 elderly men, it said.