Israeli tanks have been deployed in the vicinity of an Indonesian hospital in northern Gaza, where 12 Palestinians were killed and dozens were injured, according to a statement from the enclave’s health ministry on Monday. The Israeli military did not immediately confirm reports from the Indonesian hospital, but a Palestinian news agency said the building was hit by artillery fire.
The hospital, known as Hospital Indonesia, opened in 2016 with funding from Indonesian organizations and has ceased operations like many other health facilities in Gaza. However, ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Kidra stated that approximately 700 people were inside the building at the time of the attack, including medical personnel and the wounded.
Meanwhile, on the other side of Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Hamas, at least 14 Palestinians were killed in two Israeli airstrikes on homes in Rafah near the border with Egypt. Health officials reported that Israeli military issued a statement with video footage of airstrikes and soldiers going door-to-door saying they had killed three Hamas commanders and a group of Palestinian fighters but did not provide exact locations.
As fighting continues between Hamas militants and Israeli forces, US and Israeli officials announced an agreement to free some hostages in Gaza Strip is getting closer. Some humanitarian aid is entering through Rafah crossing on the border with Egypt where 40 trucks with field equipment are expected later. The Emirati Hospital has been emphasized in a press release by Gaza Strip border service.
Israel promised to destroy Hamas after their rampage in Israel on October 7th which led to more than 100 deaths on both sides. As of now, authorities in Hamas-controlled Gaza say that more than 13,000 Palestinians have been killed during Israel’s ongoing bombardment campaign since then. Including over 550 children who lost their lives during this conflict period . On ground , there are heavy clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli forces in various parts of Gaza strip . There have been reports of occasional heavy fighting between Hamas militants and Israeli forces trying to advance on Jabalia , home to over