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Israel conflict latest: Gaza’s only power plant ‘hours’ from running out of fuel

Israel has mobilised more than 300,000 reservists in preparation for large-scale attacks on Gaza as the country discovered new evidence of mass killings by Palestinian militant group Hamas.

The death toll in Israel has reached 1,200 people, with 2,700 wounded, Jonathan Conricus, a spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces, said in a statement posted early on Wednesday on X, formerly known as Twitter.

He warned that the number would continue to rise as authorities uncovered more civilians killed in the unprecedented incursion on Saturday, in which Hamas militants over-ran towns in southern Israel.

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