Israel-Palestine conflict | Death toll in Gaza passes 27,000

JOHANNESBURG - The death toll in Gaza has now exceeded 27,000 as Israel continues its relentless bombardment.

The situation is further exacerbated by the suspension of financial aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency.

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It comes after Israel accused some of its workers of helping Hamas during the 7th October attack last year.

Monica Genya from Doctors Without Borders said not enough humanitarian aid or medical supplies are coming in.

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"With a population that is still under siege, the humanitarian situation is just as bad as it was, it's not getting any better," Genya said.

She said the humanitarian crisis has reached catastrophic levels.

"Any additional limitations on any aid will result in even more deaths and even more suffering," she said.

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