It has been more than 42 days since the war between Israel and Hamas, but innocent people are having to pay the price of this war. All the patients admitted to the ICU of Al Shifa, Gaza’s largest hospital, have died. Al Shifa is the largest hospital in Gaza.
They called the hospital’s director, Mohammed Abu Salmiya, to instruct him to ensure “the evacuation of patients, wounded, the displaced and medical staff, and that they should move on foot towards the seafront”, he tells AFP
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) November 18, 2023
All patients admitted in ICU died
Hospital director Muhammad Abu Salmiya said that all the patients admitted in the ICU in the Israeli raid have died. In this raid, 22 patients have died in one night. Salmiya said that 55 people have died in Al Shifa Hospital within three days. More than 7000 people are still stranded in the hospital. These include patients, medical staff employees and people living in shelter homes.
This is why Israel has its eyes on Al Shifa
The Israeli army is continuously targeting Gaza’s Al Shifa Hospital. The Israeli Defense Force claims that Al Shifa Hospital is the command center of Hamas, which it wants to eliminate. Israeli forces have claimed to have a tunnel under Al Shifa Hospital. For this, Israeli soldiers are carrying out the operation for several hours.
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) November 18, 2023
Order to vacate the hospital within one hour
It is being told that the Israeli Army has given one hour time to vacate Al Shifa. Many displaced people have taken shelter in Al Shifa Hospital. Israeli forces have surrounded Al Shifa Hospital for several days. Right now Israeli soldiers are searching the hospital premises.
Terrorists operating within hospitals can be a hard pill to swallow. Here’s some proof: pic.twitter.com/MnhQ5j2kTc
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) November 17, 2023
Israel had claimed to have received weapons
The Israeli side has claimed that a large number of weapons have been found from Al Shifa Hospital and a pick-up truck of Hamas has been found here. The army said that Hamas had hidden AK 47, RPG, grenades and many weapons in the hospital. The army also claims that Hamas has hidden Israeli hostages here.