Hunger rises in Gaza as UN prepares for ceasefire vote

By Nidal Al-Mughrabi and Michelle Nichols
Updated December 12 2023 - 5:30pm, first published 5:24pm
Israel says it is trying to protect civilians as it continues its offensive in Gaza's south. (AP PHOTO)
Israel says it is trying to protect civilians as it continues its offensive in Gaza's south. (AP PHOTO)

Hunger is worsening among Palestinians in the besieged Gaza strip, aid agencies say, as the United Nations General Assembly prepares to vote on an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the two-month-old conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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