beyond criminal: Israel issues evacuation warning to Gaza hospital


In Gaza

REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Press TV:

The Israeli military ordered Palestinians in Gaza’s Shifa hospital to evacuate the building on Wednesday evening.

This comes as Israeli warplanes and tanks bombed several hospitals across the besieged region over the past few days.

The third floor of the al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Deir al-Balah was hit by Israeli tank fire on Monday. Palestinian officials say at least five people were killed and dozens wounded in the incident in central Gaza, among them medical staff.

Also on Friday, a hospital in the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip was struck by Israeli artillery shells.

Senior Palestinian officials have described the multiple attacks as a “brazen violation of international norms.”

Medical workers are now raising the alarm over a humanitarian crisis in Gaza where hospitals are running low on basic medical supplies.

According to figures provided by emergency services, the total…

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