Water Crisis Grows in Gaza as Israel Steps Up Airstrikes

Airstrikes in the Gaza Strip have caused massive damage to water and sewage infrastructure—though Israel is showing no signs of slowing down, having increased air attacks early Wednesday, NBC News reported. "Water is becoming contaminated and sewage is overflowing, bringing a serious risk of disease," Jacques de Maio, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in Israel, said in a statement. Meanwhile, overnight bombs brought the Palestinian death toll in the nine-day conflict to 205, with 1,530 wounded.

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