Organization said Human Rights Watch It did not find anything to confirm the Israeli army’s claims that the headquarters of the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation) It is located under Al-Shifa Hospital. Meanwhile, yesterday, Thursday and early Friday, Israeli warplanes targeted a number of hospitals in Gaza strip.
For its part, Human Rights Watch confirmed that the continued bombing and fighting in the vicinity of Al-Shifa Hospital “raises grave concern about the safety of thousands of civilians.”
The international organization added that world leaders should urge Israel to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure and not carry out unlawful attacks.
The occupation army accused Hamas of placing its leadership headquarters under the Shifa Complex, which is the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip, and said that there are several complexes under the floor of the Shifa Complex, which Hamas leaders use to direct the movement’s activities, adding that there is a tunnel that reaches the hospital and allows entry to the Hamas leadership headquarters and not By admission to the hospital.
The Hamas movement denied these Israeli accusations and said that they were an Israeli pretext in preparation for a “new massacre.” The government media office in the Gaza Strip also said that they were ready to receive a UN committee to verify the conditions of hospitals.
In the same context, Human Rights Watch said that Israel did not provide any evidence that the ambulance it recently targeted was transporting Palestinian fighters. She stressed that “all parties to the conflict” are obligated to take precautions at all times to protect civilians in their military operations.
A few days ago, the occupation forces bombed an ambulance at the entrance to Al-Shifa Hospital, saying that it was “being used by a terrorist cell affiliated with Hamas.”
The director of the Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza, Muhammad Abu Salamiya, confirmed to reporters that the Israeli raids targeted ambulances while they were transporting wounded people to the Rafah crossing to transfer them for treatment in Egyptian hospitals.
This bombing led to the death of a number of Palestinians and the injury of dozens.
Serious reports have been repeated in the past hours about the bombing of “Al-Shifa Hospital” in #Gaza and casualties
I also reviewed satellite images on November 7 @hrw_arIsraeli forces appear 2 km away from several directions
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– Human Rights Watch (@hrw_ar) November 10, 2023
New bombing of hospitals
In clear disregard for international and humanitarian laws, Israeli warplanes targeted a number of hospitals in the Gaza Strip yesterday, Thursday and early Friday, including Al-Shifa Complex and Al-Rantisi Specialized Hospital for Children.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that a fire had broken out inside Al-Rantisi Hospital for Children following the Israeli bombing that targeted it, according to what Al-Aqsa Channel reported via Telegram.
The channel indicated that large fires broke out in the hospital’s basement and a number of its facilities.
She pointed out that the vicinity of Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City was targeted again by Israeli bombing, noting that the Israeli army intensively bombarded the vicinity of the hospital with artillery.