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Top human rights official blasts 'indiscriminate' bombing in Gaza

More than 12,250 people have been killed – including 101 U.N. staff helping Palestinian refugees and at least 4,300 children – and 32,300 others injured in the Gaza war, officials said.

More than 100 U.N. staff have been killed in Gaza.
The death toll in Gaza now includes 101 UNRWA staff. (AN/Palestinian Red Crescent Society)

Israel must stop killing civilians in Gaza as it retaliates for the heinous attacks and hostage-taking by Hamas militants, the U.N. human rights chief said.

Volker Türk, head of the U.N.'s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said on Friday that U.N. officials are monitoring the high numbers of fatalities across Gaza.

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