Israeli attack on UNRWA headquarters leads to four casualties

Israeli attack on UNRWA headquarters leads to four casualties

At least four Palestinians have been killed and several others injured in an Israeli attack on the main UNRWA headquarters in Gaza. The building had been serving as a warehouse for much-needed aid supplies, as well as a shelter for hundreds of displaced Palestinians.

The Israeli shelling specifically targeted the compound’s main gate, resulting in extensive damage and loss of life. The attack has further exacerbated the already dire humanitarian crisis in Gaza, where residents are struggling to access basic necessities amid ongoing violence.

Al Jazeera’s Tareq Abu Azzoum provides the latest updates from the scene in Deir el-Balah, where the tragic incident took place. The international community has condemned the attack on the UNRWA headquarters, calling for an immediate end to the violence and for all parties to prioritize the protection of civilians.

The escalation of violence in Gaza continues to claim innocent lives and devastate communities, highlighting the urgent need for a sustainable ceasefire and long-term solutions to the conflict. The targeting of humanitarian facilities such as the UNRWA headquarters underscores the importance of upholding the principles of international law and protecting vulnerable populations in times of crisis.

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