New Delhi: Speaking to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over the phone, Prime Minister Modi condoled the loss of lives in the attack on Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza.
In this regard, Prime Minister Modi said on his X site, “I spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. I expressed my deepest condolences for the civilian casualties at Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. During this conversation, we shared concerns about the worsening security situation due to violence in the Palestinian territories and terror. Also, India’s longstanding policy stance on the Israel-Palestine issue.” Mahmood Abbas said, “India will continue to send humanitarian aid to the people of Palestine.”
Spoke to the President of the Palestinian Authority HE Mahmoud Abbas. Conveyed my condolences at the loss of civilian lives at the Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. We will continue to send humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people. Shared our deep concern at the terrorism,…
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Earlier, in a post on the Gaza hospital attack, Prime Minister Modi posted on his X page yesterday, “I am deeply shocked to learn of the attack on Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza, in which many people were killed. I express my deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragedy. I pray for the recovery of the injured. Israel, Hamas terrorists. The continuous loss of civilian life in this ongoing conflict between the two is a matter of great concern. Those responsible for this attack on the hospital must be held accountable.” had informed that.
Rockets were fired at Al Ahli Hospital in the Gaza Strip last night. In this, about 500 people who were in the hospital died and many others were injured, the health department said. Hamas militants blamed the Israeli army’s rocket attacks. However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed that the attack was not carried out by the Israeli army.