At least 70 killed in the Israeli attack on the refugee camp in Gaza – NRK Urix – Foreign news and documentaries

At least 70 killed in the Israeli attack on the refugee camp in Gaza – NRK Urix – Foreign news and documentaries

Late Sunday evening, the Maghazi refugee camp in Gaza came under Israeli airstrikes, according to Hamas.

Hamas health authorities reported that at least 70 people were killed, and that the death toll is expected to rise. Al Jazeera.

– What is happening in Al-Maghazi camp is a massacre committed in a densely populated place, as the spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf Al-Qudra, said.

Dozens of wounded

Dozens of wounded were reportedly transferred to the local Al-Aqsa Hospital BBC.

The IDF says in a statement that it is investigating these allegations Reuters.

The refugee camp is located approximately in the center of the Gaza Strip. The United Nations runs the refugee camp. As of July 2023 33,255 Palestinians live in the camp.

It was said that a number of homes were bombed and turned into pieces, and the death toll is expected to rise further.

Several deaths were also reported following attacks on Al-Bureij refugee camp, located some distance north of Al-Maghazi camp, and Khan Yunis, located in the southern Gaza Strip. This is what Reuters wrote.

Israeli occupation soldiers stop a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance in the Gaza Strip. The photo was taken on December 13.

Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP

He was prevented from helping

The Palestinian Red Crescent said in a statement that intense Israeli air strikes destroyed the main roads between Al-Maghazi and two other refugee camps, Al-Bureij and Al-Nuseirat.

This should have put limits on the ability of ambulances and rescue crews to help, according to the organisation.

It has attacked refugee camps before

This is not the first time that Israeli air strikes have been reported against Palestinian refugee camps in Gaza.

Earlier in December, 90 people were killed in an Israeli air strike on Jabalia refugee camp, located in the northern Gaza Strip.

Also in October, a large residential area in Jabalia was bombed.

Video clips from Agence France-Presse showed the bodies of 47 dead, all of whom were recovered from under the rubble. Israel confirmed the attack, saying the target was senior Hamas officer Ibrahim Biyari. The Israeli army wrote that it killed Piari in the attack CNNWhile Hamas denied that the officer remained in the camp.

The death toll is rising

So far during the war, 20,424 people have been killed in Gaza, according to Hamas health authorities. More than 54,000 are said to have been infected.

In the West Bank, 303 people were killed, and 3,450 others were injured.

About 1,200 people were killed in Israel during the Hamas terrorist attack on October 7, while about 9,000 others were injured. 157 Israeli soldiers were killed in Gaza, according to the Israeli army.

Hamas took about 240 Israeli and foreign citizens hostage during its terrorist attack. 110 of them were released during the previous ceasefire in early November/December. It is believed that Hamas is still holding about 130 hostages.


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