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Israel resumes water supply to southern Gaza

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Israel resumed the water provide to southern Gaza, Power Minister Israel Katz stated Sunday, as a million folks have evacuated the north of the Strip to flee an enormous air assault.

“This will push the civilian population to the southern (part of the) Strip,” Katz stated in a press release, every week after Israel had stopped supplying water to your entire territory as a part of a “complete siege” on the Palestinian enclave.

He stated the choice to renew the provision was taken after talks between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Joe Biden.

US Nationwide Safety Advisor Jake Sullivan earlier stated that Israel advised him it had turned the water provide again on in southern Gaza.

“I have been in touch with my Israeli counterparts just within the last hour who reported to me that they have, in fact, turned the water pipe back on in southern Gaza,” Sullivan advised CNN.

The municipality of Beni Suheila in southern Gaza later confirmed that the water provide had been resumed to the village.

Israel launched into a withering air marketing campaign towards Hamas militants in Gaza after they carried out a brutal assault on Israel on October 7 that left greater than 1,400 folks killed in Israel.

The widespread air assault has killed at the least 2,450 folks within the Palestinian territory.

An estimated a million folks have been displaced within the first seven days of the battle in Gaza, the United Nations company supporting Palestinian refugees stated Sunday.

“The number is likely to be higher as people continue to leave their homes,” UNRWA director of communications Juliette Touma advised AFP.

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