Baku, Azerbaijan, August 1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
More than 1,500 Palestinians were killed and 7,000 were injured as a result of Israeli hostilities in the Gaza Strip, Turkish TRT Haber channel reported on August 1.
Some 20 mosques and more than five hospitals were completely destroyed during the hostilities.
The Israeli army lost 131 servicemen during the hostilities in Gaza, the Turkish agency Anadolu reported with reference to the military wing of the Hamas movement. However, the Israeli authorities do not confirm this information.
On August 1, Israel agreed to a three-day humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip, previously announced by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
During his visit to India U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the parties agreed on a ceasefire from August 1.
Previously, the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in Gaza confirmed consent of all factions of the Palestinian resistance for 72-hour truce with Israel.