Israeli air strikes on a Gaza hospital, al-Ahli Arab Hospital, compound on Tuesday killed at least 500 people, the health ministry in the Palestinian territory said, Al Jazeera reported.
BREAKING: LIVE VIDEO FROM AL-AHLI NATIONAL BAPTIST HOSPITAL – 500 KILLED
There Israeli Airstrike had NO Prior Warning
Palestinian Ministry of Health: Live reports confirm the death toll has increased to 500 Palestinians KILLED. pic.twitter.com/V7KXdJfgB5
— Sulaiman Ahmed (@ShaykhSulaiman) October 17, 2023
Hassan Khalaf, the medical director of the hospital, about one kilometer (less than a mile) from al-Ahli Arab, says the hospital “is still burning” after Israel’s attack.
Khalaf said that thousands of Palestinians have been injured in the continuing Israeli bombardment and there is no safe place left.
Palestinian authorities described the attack as a “war crime”.
A local doctor is explaining what it's like and how difficult it is to work without running water and precious little electricity Appealing to the world for help.
Palestine will free..,,,.#IsraelGazaWar #gazawater #PalestineGenocide #غزة_تزحف_الى_القدس #Gaza pic.twitter.com/Kf6yTp9R9e
— Mustajab Ahmed sh (@musshiii1) October 17, 2023
“A massacre: hundreds are killed in an Israeli strike on the Episcopal (Anglican) Church hospital (Al Ahli Arab Hospital) in #Gaza, there were hundreds of medical staff, patients and civilians taking refuge under Church protection,” Head of Palestinian Mission to the UK Husam Zomlot posted on X.
A massacre: hundreds are killed in an Israeli strike on the Episcopal (Anglican) Church hospital (Al Ahli Arab Hospital) in #Gaza, there were hundreds of medical staff, patients and civilians taking refuge under Church protection. What and how long will it take to stop these… pic.twitter.com/oc3wSHwRTO
— Husam Zomlot (@hzomlot) October 17, 2023
“What and how long will it take to stop these atrocious war crimes?”
Around 3,50 people have been killed in Israeli air strikes across the Gaza Strip since the war erupted on October 7.
More than 1,400 people in Israel have been killed, the majority gunned down by Hamas who crossed from Gaza and attacked border communities.