Dozens of Palestinians who worked or were hospitalized in two hospitals in the northern Gaza Strip died this Tuesday as a result of bombings by the Israeli Army, reported the Gaza Ministry of Health, controlled by the Islamist group Hamas. Among the bombed hospitals is Al Awda, the last one remaining operational in the entire north of the strip and where the last maternity hospital is located.
“There are dozens of deaths due to an Israeli bombing against the Indonesian hospital, it is feared that the occupation will carry out another massacre” in that medical center in the city of Bait Lahia, where at least 12 people died yesterday due to Israeli attacks, indicated the ministry in a statement in which it assures that it also recorded “dozens of deaths and injuries among patients and medical personnel due to an Israeli bombardment against the Al Awda hospital”, in Jabalia, a town that borders Bait Lahia and that was surrounded by the army. Israeli this Tuesday.
“I went to save people after the first bomb and after two minutes they bombed the place where I was before”
According to Mohammed, a social worker who has been working inside the hospital for weeks and with whom La Vanguardia has maintained contact, there are four dead at the Al Awda hospital, including three doctors. “I went to save people after the first bomb and after two minutes they bombed the place where I was before,” he explained from the scene.
At the Indonesian Hospital, the other target of the Israeli bombings, the situation is unsustainable. The director of the hospital has explained to the Qatari channel Al Jazeera that the center has run out of treatments or medicines and can no longer provide services to patients. “We can’t perform any surgery because of the Israeli bombings that hit the hospital,” he said. They also cannot remove the bodies of the deceased and have warned of the unhealthiness of the center and the danger of infections. “The bodies of the martyrs have been lying on the floor of the hospital for two days,” he denounced.
Added to this are tens of thousands of injured, as well as more than 1.7 million displaced people – more than two thirds of the total population – who are suffering from a serious humanitarian crisis.