Al-Shifa Hospital director confirms deaths after Al-Buraq Faculty was focused.
A minimum of 25 individuals have been killed in Israeli assaults on a Gaza Metropolis college, mentioned the director of Al-Shifa Hospital the place the casualties have been taken.
“We acquired 25 martyrs from Al-Buraq Faculty after missile and artillery strikes focused the college this morning,” director Mohammad Abu Salmiya of Gaza’s largest hospital advanced advised Al Jazeera on Friday.
Whereas the Reuters information company reported the director as saying at the least 20 Palestinians had been killed, AFP information company put the quantity at about 50 individuals.
Video footage shared on social media confirmed dozens of our bodies strewn throughout the college within the Al-Nasr neighbourhood within the aftermath of the assault. Individuals whose properties had been destroyed have been sheltering within the college.
The Israeli military has intensified its bombardment of the Gaza Strip, repeatedly focusing on colleges, mosques and hospitals.
Final week, an Israeli air missile struck the Al-Fakhoora Faculty run by the United Nations company for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) within the Jabalia refugee camp, killing at the least 15 individuals and injuring 54, based on Gaza’s Ministry of Well being.
Hundreds of individuals displaced on account of Israel’s relentless bombardment of the Gaza Strip had taken refuge on the Al-Fakhoora Faculty. That was the third main assault on the Jabalia camp.
It got here hours after a lethal strike on the Osama bin Zaid Faculty sheltering displaced households within the Al-Saftawi space north of Gaza Metropolis, killing at the least 20 individuals, based on native media.
A minimum of 11,078 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli assaults on Gaza since October 7. In Israel, the dying toll stands at greater than 1,400.
The Israeli strikes have broken greater than 50 % of housing items throughout Gaza, based on officers. The United Nations humanitarian workplace mentioned in a press release that if there’s a “hell on Earth, it’s northern Gaza”.