On the 40th day of its brutal military onslaught, the Israeli occupation killed dozens of Palestinian citizens, including women and children, and injured many others, in a number of regions in the devastated Gaza Strip.
BEIT LAHIA (North)
Israeli warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes in the vicinity of the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia.
Palestinian children who were killed or injured were extracted from the rubble after an Israeli airstrike targeted Jabalia.
[Video from WAFA]
GAZA CITY (North)
In the Al-Saftawi area, north of Gaza City, 6 women were killed in the bombing of the Abu Hajar family home.
Israeli forces invaded the surgical and emergency departments of the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in the predawn hours of Wednesday. Occupation tanks stormed the courtyard while sharpshooters opened fire, including inside the buildings. Soldiers searched buildings and interrogated medical staff, placed facial recognition cameras and electronic gates in the courtyard, and reportedly abducted a number of unidentified displaced people and families of patients.
On Wednesday night, soldiers stormed the medical complex, accompanied by bulldozers.
At least fifty Palestinians killed, many others injured, on Wednesday evening, when Israeli warplanes bombed a mosque in the Al-Sabra neighborhood in Gaza City.
Israeli bombs struck the Al-Taqwa Mosque, and a home near the Imam Al-Shafi’i Mosque in Gaza City, causing walls to collapse, injuring of a number of people.
At least twenty-five people killed, mostly women and children, in Israeli airstrikes targeting a number of homes in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood.
DEIR AL-BALAH (Central)
Several Palestinians killed and others wounded in an Israeli airstrike targeting a home on the Commercial Market Street in the city of Deir al-Balah.
In Deir Al-Balah, the Al-Salam Mill ceased production of flour due to artillery strikes.
NUSSEIRAT REFUGEE CAMP (Central)
Three killed and dozens injured after Israeli airstrikes targeted apartments in the Nusseirat refugee camp.
Three Palestinians killed after an Israeli airstrike targeted the Malaysian school in the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.
BUREIJ REFUGEE CAMP (Central)
Two Palestinians killed when the occupation bombed a home in the Bureij refugee camp.
KHAN YOUNIS (South)
Child killed, others injured after a missile strike on the Al-Zaqzouq family home in the Khan Younis refugee camp.
A mother and her two children were among five killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a home west of Khan Younis.
The occupation bombed the vicinity of the Al-Saqqa Mosque in the center of Khan Younis.
Airstrikes targeted the Fayyad family home in Al-Qarara, north of Khan Younis, killing Palestinians 6 citizens, including women and children, injuring others.
A Palestinian woman was killed, and several of her family members were injured, in an Israeli airstrike targeting the Abu Jazar family home in the Bashit camp in the Rafah governorate.
[Video from WAFA]
The first fuel delivery since October 7, 2023, made its way through the southern Rafah border, intended for use by the United Nations. The Egyptian media confirmed, “The shipment is intended for the United Nations to facilitate the entry of aid after its trucks stopped on the Palestinian side because they ran out of fuel.”
It is important to mention that according to Hebrew media sources, the occupation army found no evidence of Israeli hostages inside the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City.
Muhammad Zaqout, the Director General of Hospitals in Gaza, told Al-Jazeera that Israeli forces “fired on those who left the corridor that they claimed was safe to exit the Shifa Complex,” adding that, the army “did not find any evidence of the presence of resistance.”
The government media office in Gaza stated that the occupation, the international community, and the United States of America are “fully responsible for the safety of thousands of medical staff, the wounded, and the displaced inside.”
According to Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, “Hundreds of thousands, and even more than a million people in Gaza need humanitarian assistance.”
Dujarric added that one of the “most urgent” needs is fuel, stating, “Without fuel, you cannot operate generators or obtain electricity, … operate water desalination plants, which means you cannot obtain clean drinking water.”
He continued, “You cannot live without clean drinking water, you cannot risk drinking unclean water, and you cannot operate bakeries.”
Dujarric described the situation in Gaza as “dangerous,” and stated that, “A humanitarian catastrophe is happening in front of the cameras and before our eyes.”
The official death toll from November 14, 2023, according to the Ministry of Health is 11,320 killed, including 4,650 children, 3,145 women, and 685 elderly people, and more than 29,000 injured.
The Ministry added that at least 3,600 citizens remain trapped under the rubble, including 1,750 children.