He claimed responsibility on Thursday for the aerial bombing of a school in the (UNRWA) in the with the argument that it housed “a base of ”, and which left 27 dead according to the Islamist movement.

Army fighter planes (…) carried out a precise attack on a base Hamas Located inside a school UNRWA in the region of Nuseirat”said the Israeli army, which reported “several terrorists killed”.

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Hamas and terrorists Islamic Jihad (…) who had participated in the deadly attack against the communities of southern Israel he October 7 They operated in this area“, he claimed.

The Hamas press office announced at least 27 dead and many wounded in the bombing of the school in the center of the Gaza Strip.

A considerable number of martyrs and wounded continue to arrive at the Al Aqsa hospital”, located in the nearby city of Deir al Balahstated the Hamas press office, which accused Israel of committing “a horrible massacre”.

The authorities of this hospital previously indicated that the “breakdown of one of its electrical generators“complicated the treatment of vulnerable patients and could cause”a humanitarian catastrophe”.

“Smell of blood”

Before the latest attack in Nuseirat, the center had received since Tuesday “at least 70 dead and more than 300 injured, mostly women and children, by Israeli bombings in the central areas of the Gaza Strip“said the NGO Doctors without borders (MSF).

The smell of blood in the emergency room this morning was unbearable. There are people lying everywhere, on the ground, outside. They bring the bodies in plastic bags. The situation is unsustainable“, the coordinator of MSF in Gaza, Karin Huster.

The UNRWAwhich coordinates almost all aid for Loopwas at the center of a diplomatic storm and on the brink of collapse after Israel in January accused a dozen of its 13,000 employees in Gaza of involvement in the deadly Oct. 7 Hamas attack that sparked the current war.

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This led to numerous countries, including USAits main source of resources, to suspend funding to the agency, threatening the delivery of aid to Gaza.

Several countries later resumed financing.

The head of UNRWA, Philippe Lazzarinidemanded Israel cease “your campaign” against the agency, in an article published in The New York Times.


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