The QRCS constructing within the besieged Gaza Strip was destroyed.
The headquarters of Qatar Pink Crescent Society in Gaza was focused by Israeli air strikes on Monday night, in accordance with native experiences.
“Main destruction in our workplace because of Israeli warplanes concentrating on two flooring of the identical constructing, reverse to the ministry of well being within the Ghazi Al Shawa constructing,” the director of QRCS in Gaza, Akram Nassar mentioned, in accordance with a tweet online.
The organisation confirmed the information on Twitter saying it was “uncovered to shelling by the Israeli occupation forces right this moment, Monday 17/5/2021 at 6pm, Jerusalem native time.”
Two Palestinians, together with a baby, had been killed within the assault, whereas 10 others had been injured.
تعرض مقر الهلال الأحمر القطري الكائن في قطاع غزة للقصف المباشر من جانب قوات الاحتلال الإسرائيلي، مما أدى إلى وقوع شهيدين وأكثر من 10 جرحى، بالإضافة إلى تدمير مقر الهلال.#غزة_تنتصر_للقدس #غزة_تنتفض pic.twitter.com/Ft6oajYHys
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In an announcement, Qatar’s overseas minister slammed the assault as a violation of worldwide regulation.
“The State of Qatar expresses its sturdy condemnation of the Israeli occupation’s bombing of the Qatari Pink Crescent Society constructing within the besieged Gaza Strip, which resulted in a number of deaths and accidents,” the assertion mentioned.
“Parallel to the assault on the Pink Crescent, one other operation triggered damages and destruction of elements of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Hospital for Rehabilitation and Prostheses, because of the continual assaults on buildings surrounding the hospital. Israel has additionally shamelessly bombed Al-Jalaa tower, which housed various media establishments, together with Al-Jazeera workplaces within the Gaza Strip,” it added.
“The concentrating on of humanitarian and media establishments is a transparent violation of worldwide regulation, humanitarian norms and values,” the assertion mentioned, vowing Doha will “spare no effort in supporting the simply Palestinian trigger and the brotherly individuals of Palestine.”
QRCS has been working to reply to the wants of Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied territories regardless of mounting Israeli aggression.
On Sunday, the organisation introduced it the allocation of $1 million to assist Palestinians going through a second week of lethal Israeli violence that has killed greater than 200 to date, together with 58 youngsters.
The emergency response will present fundamental wants, resembling medicines and medical consumable, ambulances, medical tools for hospitals, supplies to forestall the unfold of Covid-19, meals and non-food provides, in addition to help to partially restore broken houses.
The important support comes as Israel’s army continued to launch deliberate assaults concentrating on well being amenities and ambulance crews. On Tuesday, experiences confirmed Israel had struck roads main as much as Gaza’s major Al-Shifa hospital. It additionally bombed a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) clinic.
“Final evening, an MSF clinic in #Gaza the place we offer trauma and burn remedy was broken by Israeli aerial bombardment, leaving a sterilization room unusable and a ready space broken. Nobody was injured in our clinic, however individuals had been killed by the bombing,” MSF mentioned in a tweet.
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Ever previous to the Israeli bombardment within the besieged strip, Palestine’s well being sector has been struggling attributable to a scarcity of assets amid the continued coronavirus pandemic.
“QRCS has monitored the event of those occasions by activating the Info Administration Heart in instances of disasters since Might 8. This contains every day contact with its mission within the Gaza Strip and subject groups within the West Financial institution, and steady communication with the Palestinian Pink Crescent and the Worldwide Federation of Pink Cross and Pink Crescent Societies (IFRC),” the organisation tweeted on Saturday.
Greater than 40,000 Palestinians have been displaced in Gaza the place over 500 houses have been demolished.
On Saturday, Israeli airstrikes additionally destroyed a 13-floor constructing housing workplaces of the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera community in addition to US information company The Related Press, drawing condemnation from journalists all over the world.