War death toll stands at 37,164 in Hamas-run Gaza

Smoke rises following Israeli strikes during an Israeli military operation, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on 3 June, 2024Reuters

The health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said Tuesday that at least 37,164 people have been killed in the territory during more than eight months of war between Israel and Hamas members.

The toll includes at least 40 deaths over the past 24 hours, a ministry statement said, adding that 84,832 people have been wounded in the Gaza Strip since the war began when Hamas men attacked Israel on 7 October.