The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip Dr. Ashraf Alqidra has warned against running out of fuel at Gaza’s child hospital in a recent Facebook post.
The spokesperson noted that Aldrua child hospital, named after Palestinian child Mohammed Aldura, whose killing by Israeli soldiers was video taped on camera, would run out of fuel soon if additional supplies of fuel are not provided to the hospital.
The Ministry of health has noted in press statement that the countdown for running out of fuel at the hospital has started.
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The statement added, “If we don’t get enough supplies of fuel soon, we will face difficult choices.”
The families of sick children at the hospital have called on all concerned parties to take necessary measures to supply the hospital with the needed fuel to save the lives of their children.