Israel war on Gaza live: Israeli warplanes bomb central Gaza as 2024 begins

Lyndal Rowlands

  • Fierce ground fighting is ongoing in the centre of Khan Younis, reports Al Jazeera’s Wael Dahdouh, as Palestinians start 2024 sheltering from Israeli shelling.
  • Israel says it will withdraw reservists from its Gaza ground invasion so troops can “gain strength” for future battles.
  • The US army has attacked three Houthi boats in the Red Sea, killing at least 10 fighters.
  • At least 21,822 people have been killed and 56,451 wounded in Israeli attacks on Gaza since October 7. The revised death toll from the October 7 attack in Israel stands at 1,139.

    (Source: Al-Jazeera)