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Israel Strikes UNRWA School, Intensifies Air and Ground Attacks Across Gaza

HeadlineMay 14, 2024

In Gaza, Israeli bombs came down on the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza overnight, landing on a house and an UNRWA school housing displaced people. At least 14 people were killed, including children. Survivors desperately searched through the rubble for signs of life.

Abu Mohammed: “This is madness. They are targeting people, civilians. They have nothing to do with the resistance or with anything. They are children. I swear to God, they are children. She is the friend of my girl. They play together each day.”

This is an employee of the U.N. refugee agency UNRWA that was hit in Nuseirat.

Abu Abdaullah Zuhair Abu Rahma: “It happened around 2:05 a.m. in a place sheltering displaced people. They came to the school to be safe, and the school was hit without any warning. One of the school’s staff members was martyred, and it seems that there is no safe place in the Gaza Strip. There is no power nor strength except with God. This is enough. It’s enough. We ask God for safety.”

Elsewhere in the Gaza Strip, Israeli ground forces have surrounded evacuation zones and shelters in Jabaliya as Israel escalates attacks in the northern region.

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