The deaths followed an Israeli air strike on Sunday in Khan Younis, a town in the southern Gaza Strip. Doctors Without Borders reports that at least 70 people have died at Nasser Hospital. The clinic had previously said at least 47 people had been killed. Information cannot be independently verified.
Earlier the city of Khan Younis was attacked. According to Palestinian reports, at least 26 people were killed and more than 20 were seriously injured.
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A photographer told a German press agency that several body bags were lined up at the clinic. Christophe Garnier, Médecins Sans Frontières’ program manager in southern Gaza, said: “The medical need is enormous.” He said the group was ready to expand its operations, but to do so it needed “basic security guarantees and unfettered access to medical and humanitarian supplies,” and called for a ceasefire:
In Gaza, people in Khan Yunis were asked to evacuate parts of the city and seek safety. ZDF reporter Henriette de Maziere reports.
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Israeli Defense Minister Jove Galant announced on Saturday that attacks in the Gaza Strip will soon expand to the south. For more than a month, the army has been calling on northern residents to flee to a southern zone west of Khan Yunis on the Mediterranean Sea. More recently, residents of Khan Yunis were also called to leave for the first time.
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