‘Fog of war’ to blame for UN exaggerated death figures

THE United Nations has claimed that “the fog of war” is to blame for an over-estimate of the number of Gazan children who have been killed in the war.

In mid-March, UNICEF stated that 13,450 children had been killed in Gaza, citing figures from the Hamas-run Gazan Health Ministry.

But the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released updated casualty figures, claiming the number of children killed was 7,797 as of April 30.

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