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Egyptian media reported today that 29 premature babies evacuated from Al-Shifa Hospital, the Gaza Strip’s largest hospital, have been safely returned to Egypt through the Rafah border crossing.
A medical source told AFP the children would be treated at El-Arish hospital, 45 kilometers west of Gaza, or flown to Ismailia or Cairo.
Initial reports said a total of 31 babies were moved from a western French hospital to another clinic in Gaza. It is unclear why only 29 children reached Egypt.
At the same time, the Gaza Health Ministry accused the Israeli army of airstrikes on an Indonesian hospital in northern Gaza, in which at least 12 people were killed.
Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said the dead included patients and dozens of others were injured. About 700 people were trapped in the “besieged” medical center.
Israel had no immediate comment, but continued air and ground operations aimed at destroying Hamas in response to the October 7 attack on Israel.
Israel said a total of 1,200 people were killed in that attack. More than 13,000 people have been killed in the Israel-Kazakhstan war, which has entered its seventh week, according to the health ministry in Gaza.
According to the Associated Press, materials to build a field hospital in Jordan arrived in the Gaza Strip today through the Rafah checkpoint. Jordan will build a hospital in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza to help deal with the health crisis in Gaza.
Some trucks in the convoy had Jordanian flags on the front or on their bodies.
The Jordanian royal family said in a statement that relevant equipment had been brought by 40 trucks, and the hospital would have 145 staff and 41 beds.