Julie Webb-Pullman reports

Medical facilities, personnel a red line, says Gaza MOH

Press Release
Gaza Ministry of Health, Palestine

Two Palestinian girls run past a damaged ambulance in Gaza

Medical Facilities and personnel are a red line

The Ministry of Health Gaza strongly condemns two Israeli attacks on Gazan medical facilities and personnel in the last 24 hours.

The first resulted in the destruction of Al Durrah Children’s Hospital in Gaza City last night. A two year-old child in the Intensive Care Unit was killed, and 30 others injured.

The second was an attack this afternoon on an ambulance with two paramedics inside in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza. One was killed, and the other critically injured.

These cold-blooded, pre-meditated and utterly immoral crimes against protected persons must be condemned by all who purport any commitment to the rule of law.

The Ministry demands the immediate cessation of Israeli occupation military attacks against medical facilities and personnel in Gaza, and demands that the international community soundly condemn these latest Israeli atrocities, and hold Israel accountable for these war crimes.

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