More than 123,000 people displaced in the Gaza Strip: UN
09 Oct 2023
Palestinian children walk past debris in a school run by the UNRWA following Israeli airstrikes targeting Gaza City. AFP
More than 123,000 people have been displaced in the Gaza Strip since the outbreak of the conflict between Palestinian group Hamas and Israel, the United Nations said Monday.
"Over 123,538 people, have been internally displaced in Gaza, mostly due to fear, protection concerns and the destruction of their homes," said the UN's humanitarian agency, OCHA, with more than 73,000 sheltering in schools.