Protection of Civilians Update 17-18 November 2012 [EN/AR]
At least 29 Palestinian civilians, including 11 children, have been killed and over 520 Palestinians, mostly civilians, including at least 140 children, were injured since 14 November.
Three Israeli civilians have been killed and another 80, including many children, were injured, in the past five days.
Hostilities in Gaza and southern Israel have resulted in extensive damage to civilian property.
The uninterrupted waves of airstrikes and indiscriminate rocket fire continue to generate widespread fear among the civilian populations in Gaza and Israel, particularly among children.
The only crossing for imports of commodities to Gaza (Kerem Shalom) opened today, allowing through some 100 truckloads, including medicines and food
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