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UN chief deeply shocked over Israel’s attacks on UN schools in Gaza


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Published November 19,2023


Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed deep concern over Israel‘s assaults on two UN-run colleges in Gaza within the final 24 hours, stressing the inviolability of UN amenities.

“I am deeply shocked that two UNRWA schools were struck in less than 24 hours in Gaza. Dozens of people-many women and children-were killed and injured as they were seeking safety in United Nations premises,” Guterres mentioned in an announcement.

“Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian civilians are seeking shelter at United Nations facilities throughout Gaza due to the intensified fighting. I reaffirm that our premises are inviolable.”

He mentioned the battle is having a “staggering” and “unacceptable” variety of civilian casualties, together with ladies and kids, which “must stop.”

The UN chief reiterated requires an instantaneous humanitarian cease-fire, and appreciated Qatar for its mediatory efforts within the launch of hostages held by Hamas after its cross border assault on Israel final month.

Israeli air raids have killed many Palestinians at Al Fakhoura faculty within the Jabalia refugee camp, and one other faculty in Tall az-Zaatar, additionally in northern Gaza. Several individuals had been mentioned to have taken shelter at each colleges, fleeing the continuous Israeli assaults.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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