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Turkish health minister welcomes 3 injured children evacuated from Gaza


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Published November 23,2023


Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Thursday welcomed three injured kids evacuated from the Gaza Strip as they arrived in Türkiye for remedy.

The kids have been dropped at Türkiye on an ambulance aircraft, which took off from El Arish International Airport in northeastern Egypt at 2 p.m. native time (1200GMT).

Koca welcomed them and their companions at Esenboğa Airport within the Turkish capital Ankara.

He mentioned the three kids had exited the Gaza Strip via the Rafah border gate, including that they have been two, 9, and 10 years previous.

On the group to be evacuated out of the blockaded enclave, which has been pummeled for weeks by Israeli airstrikes and a floor offensive, Koca mentioned: “We expect the third batch of evacuation to happen tomorrow and it will be an evacuation consisting mainly of children and young people.”

Pointing out that dozens of sufferers introduced from Gaza have been receiving remedy in Ankara, he mentioned 5 of those have been beneath intensive care.

Israel launched relentless air and floor assaults within the Gaza Strip following a shock assault by the Palestinian group Hamas on Oct. 7.

The variety of folks killed in Israeli air and floor assaults on the Gaza Strip since then has risen to 14,532, together with over 6,000 kids and 4,000 ladies, the media workplace within the besieged enclave mentioned Wednesday.

The Israeli dying toll, in the meantime, is round 1,200, in response to official figures.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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