Palestinian group Hamas refuted Israel’s assertion on Sunday that they have been utilizing Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza to detain prisoners, labeling the declare as “deceptive and false.”
“The occupation military’s statements about utilizing Al-Shifa Hospital to detain Zionist prisoners are deceptive and false to cowl up its safety and army failure,” the group stated.
The group went on to say that the Israeli military “continues its marketing campaign of lies and misinformation in its speak about Zionist prisoners who have been taken to Al-Shifa Hospital and claims that the physique of a feminine soldier that it claims was killed was discovered within the hospital.”
On Sunday, Israeli authorities spokesperson Ofir Gendelman printed movies on the X platform during which he indicated that Hamas had taken hostages at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza following the assault of Oct. 7.
Gendelman identified that one of many prisoners was injured and mendacity on a hospital mattress, and the opposite was taken away whereas strolling. One of many two prisoners was a Thai citizen and the opposite was a Nepalese citizen.
In the meantime, Israeli military spokesperson Daniel Hagari claimed in a information convention on Sunday that Hamas fighters killed feminine soldier Noa Marciano inside Al-Shifa Hospital.
Hamas stated that its army wing, Al-Qassam Brigades, clearly confirmed that: “The well being situation of injured Zionist prisoners was monitored and handled in hospitals after which they have been returned to their locations of detention. Due to this fact, there’s nothing new in what the Zionist army spokesperson stated. Apart from an try to cowl up their lies and their declare that Hamas has used Al-Shifa Hospital as a army headquarters for command and management.”
On Saturday, the federal government media workplace within the Gaza Strip stated the Israeli military forcibly evacuated about 500 sufferers from Al-Shifa Hospital within the west of Gaza Metropolis, together with those that had been injured by its intensive onslaughts and left them to satisfy their destiny on the streets as they have been in severe situations and wanted intensive medical care.
On Wednesday, the Israeli military stormed the Al-Shifa complicated after besieging it for days, because it accommodates civilians who have been displaced from their properties on account of the continued Israeli bombing within the space.
Since Israel began bombarding Gaza on Oct. 7, no less than 13,000 Palestinians have been killed, together with over 9,000 ladies and kids and greater than 30,000 others have been injured, in accordance with the newest figures.
1000’s of buildings, together with hospitals, mosques and church buildings, have additionally been broken or destroyed in Israel’s relentless air and floor assaults on the besieged enclave.
An Israeli blockade has additionally lower Gaza off from gasoline, electrical energy and water provides and lowered help deliveries to a small trickle.
The Israeli dying toll, in the meantime, is round 1,200, in accordance with official figures.