6,000 foreign passport holders, 236 injured crossed from Gaza to Egypt since Oct. 7

Egyptian authorities on Monday said more than 6,000 foreign passport holders had crossed the Rafah border gate from Gaza into Egypt since the start of Israel’s attacks on the Gaza Strip on Oct. 7.

In a statement, the Press Center of the Egyptian State Information Service said 929 Egyptians had also crossed Rafah from Gaza.

It added that the total injured Palestinians who crossed the Rafah gate for medical treatment whether in Egypt or elsewhere has so far reached 236 along with 197 people escorting the injured, including many who have been flown to Trkiye for treatment.

Israel launched relentless air and ground attacks on the Gaza Strip following a cross-border attack by Hamas on Oct. 7.

At least 13,300 Palestinians have since been killed, including over 9,000 women and children, and more than 30,000 others injured, according to the latest figures.

Thousands of buildings, including hospitals, mosques, and churches, have also been damaged or destroyed in Israel’s relentless air and ground attacks on the
besieged enclave.

The Israeli death toll, meanwhile, is around 1,200, according to official figures.

Source: EN – Anadolu Agency