Israel continues its attacks in Gaza. After midnight, the Israeli army began carrying out an operation against the Shifa Hospital in Gaza, which it surrounded with tanks.
ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN: ‘THE OPERATION IS BEING CONDUCTED IN A SPECIFIC SECTION OF THE HOSPITAL’
Israeli Army Spokesperson Avichay Adraee stated in his post on the X platform that a military operation was carried out against a certain part of the Shifa Medical Center.
Adraee claimed that the operation did not target citizens, medical teams and patients inside the hospital.
Stating that the issue was conveyed to the hospital directorate before the operation, Adraee pointed out that efforts were made to evacuate patients and refugees from the hospital before the operation.
“THERE IS NO SIGN OF THE HOSTAGES”
In the news reported by Israeli Army Radio after the start of the operation, “There is no sign of the presence of the kidnapped people in Shifa Hospital, scans continue.” statements were included.
The report noted that “there was no conflict with the Israeli forces in the hospital, with the patients who were in a separate location from the soldiers, or with the medical teams in the hospital.”
WHO: THE NEWS ARE EXTREMELY CONCERNING
In the statement from the World Health Organization regarding the attack on Şifa Hospital, it was said: “The news of a military attack on Şifa Hospital is extremely worrying. We are concerned about the safety of medical personnel and patients.”