Gaza: In a devastating turn of events, 39 newborns lost their lives due to a power outage at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza, according to a heart-wrenching announcement by Palestinian Health Minister Mai Alkaila. The dire situation in the hospital sheds light on the escalating humanitarian crisis in the region.
Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Minister Alkaila decried the appalling conditions, stating, “The massacres in Gaza hospitals are being documented, and the occupation does not care about anything.”
The reference to “occupation” points to the Israeli military presence in the region, which has been a source of tension and conflict for years.
The tragic incident adds to the grim toll of the ongoing aggression on Gaza, with Minister Alkaila revealing that over 11,000 people, including a staggering 4,500 children, have lost their lives as a result of the conflict. This underscores the severe human cost and the urgent need for international intervention to address the crisis.
Additionally, Minister Alkaila raised concerns about the deliberate targeting of medical teams in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Occupation.
The deliberate attacks on healthcare facilities and personnel exacerbate the challenges faced by the already overwhelmed healthcare system in the region.