Israel-Hamas War: UN says 88 staff members killed in Gaza, highest ever in single conflict


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The UN stressed that 88 of its staff members have been killed in Gaza, “the highest number of United Nations fatalities ever recorded in a single conflict.” The staff members were from its Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA and the casualties were reported since the start of Israel-Hamas war on October 7. As per a report by The Times of Israel, a joint statement was issued in which the heads of all major UN agencies have expressed outrage at the civilian death toll in Gaza and calls for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire.” They also demanded that Hamas release the hostages it...