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Turkish medical team arrives in Gaza

July 9, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Palestinian medical staff carry a wounded protester during the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations near Israel-Gaza border in Gaza City, Gaza on 3 July, 2018 [Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency]

A Turkish medical delegation yesterday arrived in the besieged Gaza Strip to help treat Palestinians wounded by Israeli occupation forces, the Anadolu Agency reported.

The delegation consists of seven people, including two members of management and five doctors.

“They will offer their help, support and training for the Palestinian doctors in addition to carrying out surgical operations for the wounded at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza,” a member of the organising team said.

There are a number of government and non-government Turkish organisations working in Gaza. They offer a variety of help for Gaza residents, where more than two million Palestinians have been living under a stifling Israeli siege.

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