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Israeli assault on UN faculty used as shelter in Gaza kills not less than 16 | Israel-Palestine battle Information

Dozens of Palestinians additionally injured in bombing of faculty in Gaza’s Nuseirat refugee camp, Authorities Media Workplace says.

Not less than 16 Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli assault on a United Nations-run faculty sheltering displaced individuals within the Gaza Strip, the Gaza Authorities Media Workplace mentioned, as Israel continues to pound the besieged coastal territory.

In an announcement on Saturday, the Authorities Media Workplace mentioned greater than 75 individuals additionally had been injured within the assault on al-Jaouni faculty in central Gaza’s Nuseirat refugee camp.

“We condemn the Israeli occupation [for] committing these ongoing crimes and massacres towards civilians, youngsters and girls,” it mentioned.

The Nuseirat facility, run by the UN company for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), is the newest faculty to be bombed by the Israeli navy because the Gaza struggle started in early October.

Not less than 38,098 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli assaults throughout Gaza since October 7 and the besieged enclave faces dire shortages of meals, water, drugs and different humanitarian provides.

On Saturday, dozens of Palestinians, together with 5 journalists, had been killed because the Israeli navy stepped up its bombardment of the territory.

Movies taken on the scene of the assault on the UNRWA school-turned-shelter in Nuseirat confirmed twisted steel on the collapsed constructing. A younger boy might be seen sifting via swimming pools of blood on the bottom.

Footage shot at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in close by Deir el-Balah and verified by Al Jazeera’s Sanad company additionally confirmed youngsters and younger individuals being rushed from ambulances.

They included a woman with a bandaged arm, one other with a bloodied face and a boy bandage throughout his head. Emergency staff additionally tried to cowl two our bodies as they had been rapidly introduced into the medical advanced.

The Palestinian Ministry of Well being in Gaza mentioned in an announcement that fifty injured Palestinians had been taken to the hospital.

In a assertion shared on social media on Saturday evening, the Israeli military mentioned its air power “struck a number of terrorists” within the space of al-Jaouni faculty.

Reporting from Deir el-Balah, Al Jazeera’s Hind Khoudary mentioned a whole lot of Palestinian households had sought shelter on the faculty after they had been compelled to flee Israel’s bombardment in different elements of Gaza.

The households “selected the center space [of the Gaza Strip] as a result of Israeli forces mentioned the center space is a protected zone”, Khoudary mentioned.

“Everybody within the Gaza Strip believes that they aren’t protected, wherever they go.”

Final month, an Israeli assault on an UN-linked faculty – additionally in Nuseirat refugee camp – killed not less than 40 individuals and injured dozens extra, in line with native authorities.

Musab, a 17-year-old survivor of the early June bombing of the UNRWA Nuseirat Boys’ Preparatory College, informed the UN company that his father was killed after “missiles rained down” on the household.

“Concrete slabs fell on us, and all of the sudden, we discovered ourselves surrounded by the useless and injured. All of my members of the family had been both injured or killed,” Musab mentioned in testimony shared by UNRWA.

“We had been sleeping, and at two within the morning, missiles rained down on us. They pulled us from beneath the rubble, and all we noticed had been shrapnel, particles, and mud. I’m in shock and might’t comprehend that my father is useless! How will we reside?”

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