Internet and cell phone services restored in Gaza after another day of blackout by Israel

Buildings destroyed by Israel's bombing of the Gaza Strip

Buildings destroyed by Israel’s bombing of the Gaza Strip – Abed Rahim Khatib/dpa

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Internet and telephone services were restored on Monday in the Gaza Strip after a new blockade since Sunday, in the middle of the military attack by Israel after The attack was carried out on October 7 by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).

NetBlocks, an organization specializing in monitoring international Internet communications, noted that “measures show that Internet connectivity has returned in the Gaza Strip after on Sunday near-total communication blockade.”

“It is the second longest (blockade) seen since the beginning of the current conflict with Israel,” he said in a message on his account on the social network before the war.

For its part, the Palestinian Red Crescent said that “communications and Internet services have recently been restored after being deliberately and accidentally by the Israeli authorities.” “These backlashes increase the impact of the problem-solving team, especially the medical team,” the agency complained.

Hamas attacks left nearly 1,400 Israelis dead and about 240 kidnapped, while authorities in the Strip, controlled by the Islamist group, estimated more than 9,700 Palestinians dead. , including 4,800 children. Likewise, in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, Israeli military operations and counter-attacks have resulted in 145 deaths since October 7.

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