The Israeli Armed Forces say they are helping to evacuate children from Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. The Israeli NGO said that two premature babies died there on Saturday Doctor for human rights. Earlier in the day, there were reports that the hospital had lost power and was no longer in use.
According to an Israeli army spokesman, the army is coordinating the evacuation process with the hospital, and it will take place on Sunday. Hospital staff reportedly called for help. According to the hospital director, nearly forty children are at risk of death due to the power outage. He talks about complete chaos in the hospital.
He responded, saying: “We have to work to transport these wounded, and I spoke with the Israelis about this matter.” Al Jazeera. “We are ready to safely transport injured people, newborns and ICU patients.” He says a hole was dug in the ground for many of the bodies because the refrigerators no longer worked.
Israeli forces surround the hospital and fierce fighting is taking place in the area. According to Doctors Without Borders, people were shot while trying to leave the hospital. Israel denies shooting at the building and says people can leave safely from the eastern side.
Like other hospitals, Al-Shifa Hospital is a target for the Israelis because Hamas is said to be hiding there. (AP)
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