Death toll from Israel strike on UN school rises to 37, Gaza hospital says

Death toll from Israel strike on UN school rises to 37, Gaza hospital says

A hospital in Gaza said Thursday the death toll from an Israeli air strike on a UN school which the military said housed a “Hamas compound” had risen to 37.

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Deir al Balah said it had received “37 martyrs” from the strike on the UN school, updating an earlier figure of 27 given by the Hamas media office.

The Israeli army said a fighter jet conducted a “precise strike on a Hamas compound embedded inside a UNRWA school in the area of Nuseirat,” in central Gaza.

UNRWA is the UN agency supporting Palestinian refugees.

A medic at Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital said another Israeli strike during the night on a house in Nuseirat refugee camp killed six people and wounded several more.

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