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Nasser Hospital “No Longer Functional” After Israeli Raid; U.N. Aid Teams Barred from Entry

HeadlineFeb 19, 2024

Israel’s unrelenting assault on the Gaza Strip has killed over 29,000 Palestinians and injured another 69,000 since October 7. Nasser Hospital in southern Gaza has been declared no longer functional by the World Health Organization amid a dayslong Israeli raid on the facility. The WHO says some 200 patients remain in the hospital, but that its aid workers were barred from accessing them. At least eight people at Nasser Hospital have died since Israeli soldiers cut off electricity and oxygen supplies last week.

On Sunday, dozens of people were killed and injured after Israeli forces started firing at crowds attempting to access life-sustaining aid from U.N. trucks in Gaza City.

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