“Qalmost 200,000 people left the north in the last three days and headed south,” said Army spokesman Daniel Hagari at a press conference.
Israel has rejected the possibility of a ceasefire, but has agreed to daily humanitarian pauses to allow civilians to move south of the enclave, where they can be safer from attacks.
The United States of America (USA) has been pushing for temporary pauses that would allow for a wider distribution of much-needed aid to civilians in the besieged territory, where conditions are increasingly difficult.
Even today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on the position he has maintained of rejecting the acceptance of a ceasefire, ensuring that his Army will continue its path to defeat and dismantle the Hamas group.
Netanyahu repeated that a ceasefire would only be possible if the 239 hostages held in Gaza were all released, recalling that the Israeli authorities are committed to allowing civilians to leave the northern zone to the southern zone of the enclave.
Until now, the United Nations (UN) had recognized the departure of 150,000 civilians from the northern region, but admitted that the new evacuation window announced by the Israeli authorities could increase the number of transfers, through a central road and a coastal road in the enclave.
The war between Israel and Hamas, which today entered its 36th day and continues to threaten to spread throughout the Middle East region, has so far left more than 11,000 people dead in the Gaza Strip, around 28,000 injured and around 2,500 missing. , mostly civilians, and around 1.5 million displaced people, according to local authorities.
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