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Israeli Attack on Al Nasser Hospital Sends Displaced Families Fleeing

HeadlineJan 17, 2024

In Gaza, displaced civilians are again fleeing as intense Israeli bombardment rains down on Khan Younis, including the area around its main hospital Al Nasser. Israeli ground forces have also been reported in the area. Overnight, Palestinian journalist Bisan Owda was able to post a video from the hospital despite a five-day-long communications blackout. Bisan Owda said she feared it could be her final update.

Bisan Owda: “The medical staff, the ambulances, many people also evacuated the hospital, and that’s so dangerous. This is the last functioning hospital in Gaza. That means that thousands of injuries are still now alone in the hospital. This place, people are alone in the hospital. They are besieged. We are besieged. I don’t know if I can survive this or go anywhere. I’m just alone, alone as thousands, alone as many in other hospitals were before.”

Bisan Owda did survive the night and called on her followers to observe a global strike against the war next week.

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