‘Lost for words’: WHO chief Tedros on Israeli on Gaza hospital

Apr1,2024



New Delhi: A.N israeli air attack on one Gaza Hospital WHO chief said four people died and 17 others were injured on Sunday Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Said, adding that the incident had left him “lost for words”.
The attack took place at Al-Aqsa Hospital while a World Health Organization team was on a humanitarian mission. Tedros confirmed the incident on social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter.
“A WHO team was on a humanitarian mission to Gaza's Al-Aqsa hospital when an Israeli airstrike hit a tent camp inside the hospital complex today.” WHO chief Said.

“All WHO staff are accounted for,” he said.
The Israeli military denied claims of damage to the hospital.
“An IAF aircraft struck an Islamic Jihad command center and militants stationed in the courtyard of al-Aqsa hospital in the Deir al-Balah region,” the IDF said in a post on Twitter.

Refuting any claims of damage, it said, “After the precise attack, the Al-Aqsa Hospital building was not damaged and its functioning was not affected.”
In a later post, Tedros reported, “21 patients have died since the siege of the hospital on March 18. Hostilities continue around the hospital, according to an update from al-Shifa hospital in Gaza by a health worker inside the hospital. Is.”
“107 patients are in an inadequate building within the hospital complex, and there is a lack of necessary health support, medical care and supplies,” he said.
Reiterating the call for a ceasefire, Tedros said, “We repeat: every moment counts. Ceasefire!”



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