26,422 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza since Oct.7 - Gaza health ministry

Smoke rises during an Israeli ground operation in Khan Younis

DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 26,422 Palestinians have been killed and 65,087 injured in Israeli strikes on Gaza since Oct. 7, the Gaza health ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

In the past 24 hours 165 Palestinians were killed and 290 injured, the ministry added.

(Reporting by Jana Choukeir and Nidal Al Mughrabi; Editing by Hugh Lawson)