Some 2,000 civilians were taking refuge in the health center, belonging to the Anglican Church and in the center of Gaza City, when a explosion killed at least 500 people in what is the largest massacre in the Strip after five wars between Palestinian militias and Israel since 2008.
The Islamist movement Hamaswhich de facto controls the enclave, accused the Israeli army of perpetrating a “horrible massacre” that “left hundreds of victims in a crime of genocide.”
For its part, the Palestinian National Authority (ANP), with limited power in the occupied West Bank, also accused Israel of committing “a horrible crime in a genocidal war,” and its prime minister, Mohamed Shtayeh, urged the UN Security Council to end the war, and criticized “countries that support Israel.”
The Israeli Army intends to prove that it did not cause the bombing
The Israeli army is going to contribute “evidence“this morning that the bomb exploded in the Gaza hospital.
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Spain condemns “the terrible massacre”
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain has condemned “the terrible massacre” that occurred this Tuesday at the Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza.
“We condemn the terrible massacre at Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. Our solidarity with the innocent civilian victims. International humanitarian law must be respected,” Foreign Affairs published in a message broadcast on the social network X.
Hospitals can never be a target
Minister José Manuel Albares has stressed that “hospitals can never be a target” and has reiterated that people must be protected. Palestinian civilian population and guarantee the entry of humanitarian aid to Gaza.
Albares has expressed his regret for the victims: “Our thoughts are with them.”
Iran condemns the attack on the Gaza hospital and declares a day of mourning
Iran has strongly condemned the attack on the Anglican hospital in Gaza and declared this Wednesday as day of mourning for “the massacre and war crime against humanity.”
Iran, as part of the Islamic nation, is in mourning
The spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Naser Kananístates in a statement that “the Zionist regime once again showed its ferocity and cowardice to the world and demonstrated that it does not adhere to international principles and norms in times of war.”
In Tehran, thousands of people took to the streets at dawn to protest against the bombing of the Al Ahli Araba Anglican Hospital.