Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov reported that there was no information about Russians killed in attacks on the Gaza Strip, write “RIA News”.
Moscow continues to maintain contacts with local authorities in this regard, the deputy minister added.
Currently, four Russian citizens are known to have died in Israel. Russian Ambassador to Tel Aviv Anatoly Viktorov admittedthat the real number of dead and missing Russians significantly exceeds the confirmed data.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has been striking the Gaza Strip as part of its Operation Iron Swords since October 7 following the Hamas attack. On October 9, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant ordered a complete blockade of Gaza. On October 8, the electricity supply was stopped, and on October 9, the water supply was interrupted.
The total number of deaths, according to the latest data, is more than 3,000 people. Today, October 13, at the Palestinian Ministry of Health reported About 1,850 people were killed and more than 7,000 injured; in Israel on October 11, 1,300 were reported dead and about 3,300 injured.