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Israel jets bomb headquarters of Palestinian Red Crescent

October 11, 2023 at 2:05 pm

The result of Israel’s relentless bombing of the Karama neighbourhood in Gaza on 11 October 2023 [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]

The Israeli occupation’s jets have bombed the headquarters of the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) in the northern Gaza Strip, the organisation said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths as staff had been notified about the targeting. However, four Red Crescent paramedics were killed in the Israeli targeting of ambulances.

Since the start of the ongoing escalation, the Israeli occupation has bombed nine ambulances and killed 12 paramedics.

The spokesman for the medical charity said that three PRC staff members had been killed in the north of Gaza Strip and one east of Gaza City.

A representative from Shifa Hospital in Gaza City has said that Israeli authorities have targeted first responders assisting civilians, and appealed to the global community for assistance, Al Jazeera reported.

“We are suffering … and the world is not moving a finger. This is an SOS to the whole world … you must help us,” he told reporters after it was announced that Gaza’s sole power plant has run out of fuel.

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