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7 Dec 2023

As Israel steps up war in Gaza’s south, battle for survival becomes more desperate

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The UN is describing the situation in Gaza as “apocalyptic”. Its aid chief says they do not have what can be termed a “humanitarian operation” there anymore, but he also promised they will not desert the people of Gaza.

Israeli troops are now battling Hamas fighters in the middle of Gaza’s second largest city, Khan Younis, in the crowded south. And Palestinians are fast running out of places to seek safety, as well as food.

And a warning our report contains distressing images.