“This must stop,” said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, after the Israeli attack on an ambulance convoy outside the Al Shifa hospital on the 29th day of Israel’s war in Gaza. For its part, the Israeli army claimed that the ambulance was “used by a Hamas terrorist cell.”
The Palestinian Red Crescent said that “the convoy consisted of five ambulances”, among them one from the Ministry of Health of the Palestinian territory controlled by Hamas and another from the same NGO. The attack leaves 15 dead and 60 injured.
The attack, which leaves “heartbreaking images”, according to Guterres, coincides with the tour of the North American Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, who is leaving Israel, after meeting with the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, without the commitment to take breaks. humanitarian actions to protect the civilian population. Blinken, who is in Jordan, will hold meetings with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to address the situation in the Gaza Strip after the October 7 attack by Hamas.
He lebanese prime ministerNajib Mikati, just as “the international community will put pressure on Israel to stop their daily usurpations and violations of their land and sovereignty by land, sea and air,” as emerged from his meeting with Anthony Blinken.
An Israeli drone fired a missile at the Gaza home of the Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyawhich is currently outside the enclaveaccording to Al-Aqsa radio, affiliated with the jihadist organization. It is not clear if any family members were there.