Violent Israeli bombardment continues Gaza strip Which targets homes and civilian and health facilities, amid an increasing focus on hospitals and their surroundings in particular Al-Shifa Medical Complex (The largest hospital in the Gaza Strip), which the Ministry of Health spokesman confirmed was completely out of service, thus joining the rest of the hospitals in northern Gaza, with the exception of Al-Baptadi Hospital, which has limited services.
Director of Al-Shifa Medical Complex, Muhammad Abu Salamiya, said that the situation in the complex is dangerous, with no electricity or water, and the medical teams are unable to provide any service that saves the lives of the wounded and sick, while the Ministry has exhausted all scenarios to prolong the duration of medical services, and yesterday, Saturday, all operations were stopped after running out. Fuel.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf Al-Qudra, said that the Israeli occupation turned the Al-Shifa Medical Complex into an open battlefield, and that Israeli drones opened fire on the hospital.
Al-Qudra said in a previous interview with Al-Jazeera that he had not received any response from the relevant UN institutions, and that it was hostage to the Israeli decision requiring its exit from the north of the Gaza Strip to its south.
For its part, press sources from Al-Shifa Medical Complex said that approximately 80 martyrs were piled on the ground in Al-Shifa Square, and the medical staff was unable to do anything about it.
The medical staff at Al-Shifa Hospital were also forced to remove newborn infants from incubators after a complete power outage. They were forced to be placed in rooms lacking the necessary medical equipment, and two infants were martyred as a result.
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society also announced earlier that infants in Al-Quds Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip are suffering from dehydration due to lack of milk, and the lives of patients in intensive care are at risk.
The association added that the medical staff in the emergency operating room is working around the clock despite the power outage and the ongoing intense bombing in the vicinity of the hospital.
In a related context, two doctors were martyred and displaced people were injured as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted the Mahdi Maternity Hospital in western Gaza, according to what Al-Aqsa TV reported.
Sources from inside the Indonesian Hospital in northern Gaza said that the hospital administration dug a mass grave in a square next to the hospital for a number of unidentified martyrs.
For its part, the World Health Organization said yesterday, Saturday, that it had lost communications with its contacts at Al-Shifa Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip, amid reports that the hospital had been attacked and besieged by Israeli tanks.
The organization expressed its deep concern about the safety of all medical workers and hundreds of sick and injured people, including infants on life support and displaced people who are still inside the hospital. There are also reports that some of those who fled the hospital were exposed to gunfire, were injured, or were killed. It renewed its call for an immediate ceasefire.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) also directedUNICEF) An appeal to the international community in which I called for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the protection of hospitals and children.
The Israeli war on the Gaza Strip since October 7 has resulted in the death of more than 11,000 Palestinians and the injury of 27,000.