Israel Carries out More Massacres in Gaza, Continues Bombing Hospitals

Israel's relentless bombardment of the Gaza Strip continues. (Photo: via Social Media)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

Dozens of Palestinians were brutally killed and many others sustained injuries on Saturday in a series of Israeli airstrikes that targeted residential squares in various areas of the Gaza Strip.

WAFA correspondent said Israeli warplanes targeted a house belonging to the Najjar family in the Maan area, east of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza. The attack resulted in the tragic murder of three Palestinians, with several others wounded. Extensive property damage was inflicted in the area as a result of the Israeli strike.

Additionally, scores of civilians lost their lives and many more were injured as Israeli warplanes bombed a house in the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City.

In a separate incident, several Palestinians, including women and children, were killed, and others injured as a result of the Israeli bombardment of a residential area in the center of Rafah city, located in the southern region of Gaza which Israel claims to be a safe zone.

Emergency response teams, along with rescue crews and citizens, are currently trying to evacuate the casualties from beneath the rubble of the destroyed homes following the Israeli airstrikes.

Al-Shifa Medical Complex

Meanwhile, Israeli warplanes and artillery are persisting in their relentless bombardment of the immediate vicinity surrounding the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City, resulting in dozens of casualties and injuries.

WAFA correspondent reported that the bodies of dozens of slain Palestinians are scattered in the courtyards of the complex and its surroundings, with ambulance crews unable to reach and evacuate them due to the intense Israeli bombardment targeting anyone moving inside the complex.

The intensive Israeli shelling has reached the intensive care unit of the hospital, resulting in the murder of a man and the injury of several others.

Additionally, three patients and wounded individuals who were connected to artificial respirators in the targeted section also died as a result of running out of fuel.

Al-Shifa Hospital

Israeli tanks are positioned only 200 meters from the northern and southern sides of the Al-Shifa Complex.

Since last night, no ambulance has been able to reach the complex due to the intensity of the fires resulting from non-stop Israeli bombardment.

WAFA correspondent added that medical teams within the Al-Shifa Complex cannot move from one building to another for the evacuation of murdered people and the injured in its vicinity. This is due to the fact that Israeli tanks are advancing from the west of Gaza City, while drones are targeting any moving objects in the area.

The Israeli occupation has been besieging the Al-Shifa Medical Complex since dawn Saturday, bombarding most of the buildings adjacent to it and several buildings inside it. 

Thousands of wounded and displaced people are present inside without electricity, food, water, or fuel.  

Israel has, thus far, killed over 11,078 – including 4,506 children and 3,027 women – and wounded 27,409. Palestinian Ministry of Health reports and international organizations say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.


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