Israel's military has claimed to have struck 400 terror targets and killed several Hamas commanders in the last 24 hours.
Palestinians claim 700 more deaths due to Israeli air strikes.
Gaza’s health ministry claims over 5,700 are now dead in Gaza.
The Palestinians in the north had fled to the south at the direction of an Israeli military evacuation order, only to find themselves targets in the south.
The intense overnight air strikes Monday hit hundreds of locations inside Gaza killing some in the southern cities of Khan Younis and Rafah.
The population in Khan Younis in the south has grown from 400,000 to 1.2 million.
In the heavily populated area of Amal in Khan Younis, two people were killed.
Some Arab leaders are calling for a cease-fire while French President Macron is calling for an international coalition to go after Hamas like the one created to take out ISIS.
Israel is declaring that it will not reduce their air-strikes despite a release of two more hostages bringing the total released to four while some leaders are demanding Hamas release all of them now. The remaining hostages numbers 222.
Years ago, Netanyahu exchanged 1,000 jailed Palestinians in Israel for one Israel citizens who was held in captivity for years. So far, there are no reports of any prisoner exchanges.
In the meantime, UN aid agencies are pleading for sustained and safe access. Fuel tanks wait at Gaza’s southern border in Egypt.
Twelve of the 32 hospitals in Gaza are inoperable. They have no electricity, medicine, and staff. Clean water has been running out for over a week.
The shortage of clean water is at a critical stage. Palestinians only have access to between 34-100 ounces of water daily.
Israel's military chief remains hell-bent in dismantling Hamas and says its "unrelenting attacks" would succeed.
The Israel Defense Forces said on Tuesday morning that they struck "dozens of terror infrastructure and Hamas staging grounds" and "Hamas operational tunnel shaft" near the Mediterranean coast.
Mosques were struck resulting in the deaths of deputy commanders of three Hamas battalions and more Hamas members were killed attempting to launch fire rockets into Israel.
"We want to bring Hamas to a state of full dismantling - its leaders, its military branch, and its working mechanisms," IDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Herzi Halevi said. "The path is a path of unrelenting attacks, damaging Hamas everywhere and in every way,” he emphasized.
General Halevi spoke before Hamas released peace activist Yocheved Lifshitz, 85, and Nurit Cooper, 79, who were taken hostage from their Nir Oz kibbutz on Oct. 7.
Yocheved Lifshitz told reporters that she "went through hell" when Hamas took her hostage.
At a briefing in Geneva, UNRWA officials said 54 lorries of aid had been allowed to cross through the Egyptian-controlled Rafah gate since Oct. 21.
The UN has not received security guarantees to deliver aid across Gaza, including the north, where thousands remain, ignoring Israel’s evacuation orders.
The World Health Organization claims a shortage of supplies have been delivered Their medical personnel is stuck in Egypt and not allowed to accompany the supplies which have been delivered.
The World Food Program claims food rations have been reduced to ensure food is reaching as many people as possible.
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