GAZA CITY: 10 October 2023: Death toll climbs to 687 as Jabalia refugee camp bombed, health ministry says. No food, water or power in Gaza as Tel Aviv readies ground assault, calls up 300,000 reserves. Hamas says no chance of prisoner swap, Mahmoud Abbas calls for UN intervention
Israel imposed a total siege of the Gaza Strip on Monday, cutting off food, water and fuel supply as it kept up a sustained bombing campaign in the crowded enclave, with the Palestinian health ministry saying that 687 people had died in three days of Israeli bombing and airstrikes.
The Jabalia refugee camp was among the areas hit as the Israeli military called up 300,000 reservists, amid signs it is planning a ground assault into the occupied Palestinian territory.