Comments from social media activists on Jordan’s method of delivering aid to the Gaza Strip ranged from those who considered it a challenge to the Israeli occupation, to those who saw that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip need more than aid in light of the extermination to which children in the Gaza Strip are subjected.
He was the king of Jordan Abdullah II He announced earlier, “Thank God, the air force members of our armed forces were able, at midnight tonight, to airdrop urgent medical and pharmaceutical aid to the Jordanian field hospital in the Gaza Strip. This is our duty to help the wounded and injured who are suffering as a result of the war on Gaza. Jordan will remain the support and supporter and closest to the brothers.” “Palestinians.”
The Jordanian News Agency broadcast videos of the airdrop operation, in which 3 boxes were shipped by a giant, American-made Jordanian military plane, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, and were then dropped over the Jordanian field hospital in Gaza strip.
Activists’ comments on social media varied regarding Jordan’s method of delivering aid to Gaza, some of which were quoted in the episode (11/6/2023) of the “Shabakat” program.
Adham Abu Salamiya praised the King of Jordan’s step and considered it “a destined step, and it is an opportunity as long as it is possible to have an Arab and Islamic air bridge under your leadership to provide relief to Gaza, as the need is great, the suffering is pressing, and the reality of all hospitals is not hidden from you.”
Majed Alaa addressed the king, “May God bless you, but sir, we need more than this aid. Children are being exterminated, hospitals are being bombed, and they are helpless…”
While Sharif advised everyone who outbids the Jordanian people and their government to reconsider themselves, “by order of the king and in clear defiance of the petty entity and in order not to delay or withhold aid at the crossing… Jordanian aid reaches Gaza through an airdrop in clear defiance of the enemy.”
Yasser Al-Hassani also described the Jordanian move as “a good initiative… for the rest of the countries to send aid despite the Zionist occupation.”
This is the same opinion adopted by activist Yasser, who said, “The Jordanian army men are challenging the cowardly Israeli army and carrying out a surprise airdrop of medical aid to the Jordanian field hospital in Gaza using parachutes.”
According to what Jordan announced, the military plane took off from Marka Military Airport carrying medical aid, then crossed the Jordanian border and entered the airspace. West Bank Passing through Israeli airspace, covering a distance of 155 km.
The plane finally arrived in the Gaza Strip, then dropped aid boxes on the hospital and returned again to Jordan.
Commenting on the issue, the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation announced that, “In full coordination with the Israeli army, a Jordanian plane dropped medical equipment and food products to the Jordanian Hospital in Gaza, and the hospital will use this equipment for employees and patients.”
The Jordanian field hospital in Gaza is still providing its services in the Tal al-Hawa area in the northern Gaza Strip, even though it was one of the first hospitals to receive Israeli warnings to evacuate and its surroundings were bombed more than once. However, Jordan responded to the demands of the Ministry of Health in Gaza and kept the hospital and refused to evacuate it despite Israeli threats.