29,195 martyrs in the massacres in Gaza and a warning about the danger of children dying due to malnutrition 29,195 martyrs in the massacres in Gaza and a warning about the danger of children dying due to malnutrition

29,195 martyrs in the massacres in Gaza and a warning about the danger of children dying due to malnutrition

29,195 martyrs in the massacres in Gaza and a warning about the danger of children dying due to malnutrition

The Israeli aggression against Gaza continues for the 137th day in a row, leaving more martyrs and injured amid international warnings of a possible ground invasion of the city of Rafah, while UNICEF said that one in every 6 children in northern Gaza faces acute malnutrition.

For the 137th day in a row, the Israeli occupation army continues its aggression against Gaza by targeting various areas of the Strip with air strikes and intense artillery shelling, leaving more martyrs, wounded, and destruction of homes and infrastructure.

International warnings and growing concern continue about a possible ground invasion of the city of Rafah, in the far south of the Strip, while the Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip announced that the death toll from the Israeli aggression had risen to 29,195 martyrs and 69,170 injured since the 7th of last October.

The Ministry confirmed that the occupation committed 9 massacres in the Gaza Strip, killing 103 martyrs and 142 injured during the last 24 hours, while many victims are still under the rubble without the Civil Defense being able to reach them.

A TRT news correspondent said that aircraft and artillery of the occupation forces bombed various areas of the central region of the Gaza Strip, where Monday night witnessed intense air strikes on populated homes in Deir al-Balah and the Nuseirat camp, leaving martyrs, wounded, and damage to homes.

3 martyrs were transferred to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah after the occupation bombing of the Nuseirat camp.

The correspondent reported that at least 10 martyrs were killed in the central region of the Gaza Strip, coinciding with intense artillery shelling on the neighborhoods of Al-Zaytoun, Al-Tuffah, Al-Shuja’iya, and “Street 8”, which the occupation vehicles advanced and repositioned there during the past hours.

A TRT Arabi correspondent reported that the occupation army turned Nasser and Al-Amal Hospitals in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, into two military barracks, and continues its siege for the 29th day in a row, noting that the city’s hospitals are in deteriorating conditions.

Press sources also reported that a Palestinian was killed by Israeli sniper bullets in the town of Abasan al-Kabira, east of the city of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip, adding that 7 martyrs and 17 wounded had arrived since yesterday, Monday, at the Gaza European Hospital, east of the city.

Israeli artillery shelling also renewed on several areas in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

The areas west of Khan Yunis witnessed intense artillery shelling since the early hours of Tuesday morning, in addition to Israeli warplanes launching two raids on other areas of the city, including the eastern border area of ​​Khan Yunis.

The Israeli occupation army also fired fire and missiles at Palestinians who were waiting for humanitarian aid west of Gaza City, according to local media.

One sixth of children face acute malnutrition

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that one in every 6 children in northern Gaza faces acute malnutrition, adding in a report published on Monday that "the situation is very dangerous, especially in the northern Gaza Strip."

The organization warned that the children concerned would face medical complications and death unless they received urgent treatment, stressing that the situation was getting worse.

She pointed out that aid has been almost completely cut off from northern Gaza for weeks, noting that nutrition tests conducted in shelters and health centers in the region showed that one in six children under the age of two suffers from acute malnutrition.

She explained that the aforementioned percentage is equivalent to 15.6% of children in the northern Gaza Strip, and that among these, approximately 3% suffer from severe wasting, which poses a threat to life.

She stated that similar tests were conducted in Rafah, which concluded that 5% of children under the age of two suffer from acute malnutrition.

The organization pointed out that at least 90 percent of children under the age of five in Gaza are infected with at least one infectious disease.

She added that 70% of children had diarrhea in the past two weeks, a 23-fold increase compared to 2022.

The organization stressed the importance of access to humanitarian aid, and the need to prevent a new attack on Rafah.

Annihilation of hospitals

In the same context, Palestinian Minister of Health Mai Al-Kaila said that the Israeli occupation army is waging a war of extermination against hospitals “in front of the eyes and ears of the world.” This came during a press conference she held on Monday at the ministry’s headquarters in Ramallah.

Al-Kaila added, "There is no safe place, even in hospitals and medical centers, as the specter of death haunts the sick, wounded, and those displaced there."

She pointed out that the continued intense Israeli attacks on the Nasser Hospital complex "resulted in the cessation of generators, endangering the lives of six patients on ventilators in the intensive care unit, and three premature infants."

She explained that the hospital was bombed, which led to "the killing and wounding of an unspecified number of Doctors Without Borders staff, in addition to the fact that one of its employees is missing."

The Minister of Health held the Israeli occupation fully responsible for the lives of the medical staff and patients at the Nasser Medical Complex.

The Minister appealed to international organizations to pressure the occupation to stop the war, and to act immediately and unconditionally to increase the entry of trucks of humanitarian and health supplies into Gaza and to help evacuate the wounded in need of treatment abroad.

“Until safe conditions are available.” The World Food Program announces the cessation of aid to northern Gaza

The World Food Program announced the cessation of food aid to the northern Gaza Strip until safe conditions are available, stressing that the situation there will worsen and more people will be exposed to the risk of starvation.

The World Food Program said that the provision of vital food aid to the northern Gaza Strip has been halted “until safe conditions exist.”

This came in a statement issued by the program, on Tuesday, and published on the X platform, in which it stressed that the decision to stop providing aid to the northern Gaza Strip was not taken lightly.

The statement stated: “This means that the situation there will worsen and more people will be at risk of starvation. The World Food Program is determined to reach urgently helpless people in Gaza, but the security necessary to deliver vital food aid to those who benefit from it must be ensured.” 

The statement pointed out that last Sunday witnessed the resumption of aid to the region after a three-week hiatus following the attack on a truck belonging to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

He stressed that the situation deteriorated rapidly in the region after aid was delivered to northern Gaza at the end of last January.

He added: "Recent reports confirm that Gaza is rapidly sliding into hunger and disease, as food and clean water have become incredibly scarce, and diseases are spreading. This situation harms the nutrition and immunity of women and children, and leads to an increase in acute malnutrition, and people are already dying from causes related to hunger."

The statement indicated that the program will seek to resume aid operations as soon as possible, adding: “There is an urgent need to expand the flow of aid to Gaza on a larger scale to prevent a catastrophe. To achieve this, larger quantities of food must reach Gaza and it must also open,Crossing points in the northern Gaza Strip.

Since last October 7, Israel has been waging a devastating war on the Gaza Strip that has left tens of thousands of civilian victims, most of them children and women, in addition to an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe and massive destruction of infrastructure, which led to Tel Aviv appearing before the International Court of Justice on charges of “genocide.” Collective.”

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post

Everything Search Here 👇👇👇