France has evacuated 42 people from Gaza, including French nationals and staff of the French Cultural Institute, following requests from the foreign ministry.
Hamas’ armed wing reported that three of eight Israeli hostages who were seriously injured following Israeli airstrikes had died from their wounds.
Over 200 people have now left the stricken territory following official French requests.
In a statement, France’s Foreign Ministry said, “After a request from France, 42 people today left the Gaza Strip through the Rafa border crossing”.
“More than 200 people have now left the stricken territory following official French requests”, France’s Foreign Ministry added.
The Al Qassam Brigades will postpone the announcement of the names and pictures of the dead until the fate of the remaining wounded becomes clear.
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