Israeli Airstrikes Kill 500 in Gaza Hospital Assault, According to the Palestinian Health Ministry

The Gaza City hospital, where many civilians had sought safety, was likely to see an increase in casualties, according to the ministry. Israel claims to be looking into it. On Wednesday, President Biden is anticipated to land in Israel.

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According to Palestinian sources, an Israeli air attack is what set off an explosion at a hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday that left at least 500 people dead.

The number of fatalities was predicted to increase, according to the Palestinian health ministry. Several civilians took cover at the Al-Ahli Arab Hospital, also called al-Ma’amdani, before to the onslaught. Israel stated that it was looking into the report.

On Wednesday, as the situation in Gaza’s beleaguered territory deteriorated, a tragic bomb at the hospital happened as President Biden was getting ready to travel to Israel. Tuesday saw hundreds of thousands of civilians evacuating the northern portion of the Gaza Strip in preparation for an Israeli ground attack as the little supplies of food, gasoline, and water remaining in the enclave were running out quickly.

In reaction to the cross-border attacks on October 7 that left 1,400 Israelis dead and 200 more held captive by Hamas terrorists in charge of the region, Israel has cut off supplies to Gaza and started regular airstrikes.

The effects of the embargo and the attacks became unavoidable by Tuesday: Some 1,200 people were stranded in the wreckage, there were bread battles, and hospitals were scrambling to find ways to care for the vastly increasing number of ill and injured individuals. Their generators’ gasoline ran out. Israeli assaults, according to Palestinian sources, have left at least 2,800 Palestinians dead and 10,000 more injured.

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 500 in Gaza Hospital Assault, According to the Palestinian Health Ministry

Pressure to offer urgent protection and support to Gaza’s two million people increased as the humanitarian crisis worsened. Yet, diplomatic efforts spearheaded by the United States haven’t had much success. There have been several unsuccessful efforts to cross Egypt’s border into Gaza with help.

The United States once more voiced optimism on Tuesday morning that it was getting closer to an agreement on supplies and the creation of safe zones in southern Gaza, where the UN estimated that 600,000 Palestinians had evacuated after Israel urged them to leave the north.

Nonetheless, Israeli forces have kept up their airstrikes in southern Gaza. Attacks on homes in the communities of Khan Younis and Rafah resulted in at least 72 fatalities and several injuries, according to the interior ministry of Gaza. On Tuesday morning, the Israeli military reported that it had attacked Hamas targets.

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 500 in Gaza Hospital Assault, According to the Palestinian Health Ministry

What else is there?

  • President Biden will go to Jordan to discuss the conflict with King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas after his Wednesday visit to Israel, according to the White House.
  • A senior State Department source reported that the United States and Israeli officials have agreed to design a plan to receive humanitarian supplies and establish a “safe zone” in Gaza as Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken resumes a week of shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East. During Mr. Blinken’s almost nine-hour meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, the general contours of a deal—which will be negotiated by a new American envoy—became clear.
  • Ayman Nofal, one of Hamas’s commanders, was reportedly killed in an Israeli attack on a refugee camp in central Gaza, according to Hamas. He was described as the leader of the organization’s military arm, the al-Qassam Brigades, in the statement.
  • One of the 200 or more persons thought to have been held hostage by the organization on October 7 is Mia Schema, a 21-year-old who was abducted during the slaughter at a music festival, as seen in a hostage video published by Hamas. I just want international leaders to send my kid home, the woman’s mother asked for her release on Tuesday.
  • After meeting with the heads of Hamas, Hezbollah, and Syria, the Iranian foreign minister issued a warning that if Israel’s attacks in Gaza continued to kill civilians, Iran’s closest allies would launch “many fronts” against Israel.
  • The Pentagon gave orders for approximately 2,000 extra US soldiers to be ready for deployment to the Middle East, increasing the number of American warships and personnel there in an effort to defuse tensions. According to Pentagon sources, the soldiers would be prepared to advise and treat Israeli forces in place of taking part in battle.

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