Palestinian Minister of Health Mai Alkaila condemned the Israeli occupation forces' attack on Hebron Hospital in the south of the West Bank and the firing of a tear gas grenade at the hospital.
lsraeli occupation forces attack Hebron Governmental Hospital and fire tear gas bombs inside its yards leading dozens of Palestinians to suffocate. pic.twitter.com/2qxpJ9RLNF— TIMES OF GAZA (@Timesofgaza) September 24, 2022
“The occupation forces fired a tear gas grenade inside the emergency courtyard of the hospital, which led to the suffocation of a number of people and hospital staff,” she said in a statement in reference to the unprovoked attack that took place yesterday.
Israeli occupation forces fired a tear gas grenade into the emergency Department of Hebron Governmental Hospital, suffocating a number of citizens and staff working in the hospital, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. pic.twitter.com/sH6ykU4qVx— PALESTINE ONLINE 🇵🇸 (@OnlinePalEng) September 23, 2022
Witnesses said the attack was not justified in any way since there was nothing happening in the area that provokes the firing of a tear gas grenade at the hospital.
“This attack is another in a series of Israeli attacks against hospitals, medical centers and staff, and ambulances,” added the Health Minister, calling on international and human rights organizations to intervene to compel the occupying state to abide by international law that provides for the protection of medical centers even in time of war.
Minister of Health Mai Alkaila condemned the Israeli occupation forces attack on Hebron Hospital and the firing of a tear gas grenade at the hospital. pic.twitter.com/e1dHqnHYov— Chris Hutchinson (@ChrisHu34451470) September 24, 2022
Alkaila saluted the medical staff working in Hebron Hospital and all medical centers in Palestine, who work in a difficult environment to serve their people.
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