Israel intensifies attacks in Rafah after ICJ ruling – DW – 05/25/2024

Israel intensifies attacks in Rafah after ICJ ruling – DW – 05/25/2024
Israel intensifies attacks in Rafah after ICJ ruling – DW – 05/25/2024

The Israeli Army intensified its attacks on Friday (05/24/2024) in several areas of the city of Rafah, in the extreme south of the Gaza Strip, shortly after the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the that precisely the “immediate” stoppage of its offensive in this city on the border with Egypt is demanded.

“Israeli occupation planes launched a violent bombardment against several areas of the city of Rafah. The bombing targeted the streets and homes of citizens in the center of the Shaboura camp in Rafah, causing casualties among citizens,” the Palestinian agency reported. Wafa news.

The Israeli artillery also attacked the Abu Yoused Al Najjar hospital on which the Gazans remaining in this city increasingly depend, since the other hospital center in this area, the Kuwaiti, could stop working in the next few hours due to the damage suffered. because of Israeli attacks.

The Israeli Army, for its part, has not yet commented on any of these attacks.

The ICJ this Friday also imposed on Israel the reopening of the Rafah border crossing, closed since the arrival of its tanks, and the entry “without impediments” of human rights agencies to the Gaza Strip with a mission to investigate alleged crimes of war.

Since the outbreak of the war in Gaza, at least 35,800 Palestinians have died, most of them women and children; and more than 80,200 of them have been injured. Gazan authorities insist that these figures are higher because there are thousands of people missing under the rubble.

gs (efe, reuters)

 
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