The Guardian reports that Israel believes there are Hamas hideouts beneath the hospitals. Israel accuses Hamas of having a base under the Al Shifa hospital. But Hamas denies this allegation. Al Shifa Hospital has run out of fuel and patient care has become a problem. Earlier, video footage of children being placed outside incubators due to lack of electricity was released.
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But the Israeli military claims that they have not cut off electricity or fuel to Al Shifa. They say that only temporary problems exist in hospitals. The army explains that it has since opened ‘humanitarian vents’ to reach essential services everywhere. The army said that everyone has been evacuated from Al Shifa Hospital. At the same time, the World Health Organization has expressed its concern about those who are stuck in the hospital. The outside world now has no contact with the people in the hospital. According to a post on the X page of the World Health Organization, there are reports that some people who tried to run away from the hospital were shot dead.
According to information provided by OCHA, shelling and firing around Shifa Hospital has increased since the 11th. There was an attack on the oxygen station of the hospital. Some glitches have occurred. The drinking water tank was also damaged. The maternity ward and cardiology ward have also come under attack. OCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestine) also says that three nurses of the hospital were killed in the attack.
It is reported that more than eleven thousand people have been killed in Gaza so far. There is a problem of not getting accurate information as communication systems are not working in many hospitals. 4,500 children have been killed so far. 3,000 women were also killed.
101 United Nations workers killed in Gaza; Mourning
The United Nations mourns its workers killed in the Israeli-Palestinian war. 101 United Nations workers have been killed since the start of the war. As a sign of mourning, flags were flown at half-mast in all United Nations offices around the world.
The workers of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees), a United Nations organization working for Palestine refugees, were killed in the Israeli attack. Cindy McCain, the head of the UN World Food Program, noted at X that she was joining in the mourning for her colleagues killed in Gaza.
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