33,899 Palestinians killed in Israel's Gaza offensive since Oct. 7, health ministry says

Palestinians ride bicycles past the ruins of houses and buildings destroyed during Israel’ military offensive, in the northern Gaza Strip

DUBAI (Reuters) - Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip has killed at least 33,899 Palestinians and wounded 76,664 since Oct. 7, the Palestinian enclave's health ministry said on Wednesday.

Fifty-six Palestinians have been killed and 89 injured in the past 24 hours, the ministry added in a statement.

(Reporting by Jana Choukeir; editing by Mark Heinrich)