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Uncle Joe

(58,260 posts)
Sat Oct 14, 2023, 04:22 PM Oct 2023

The Gaza medics who won't give in to Israel's evacuation demand [View all]


On Saturday, the hospital started receiving warning calls from the Israeli military. The message was stark and ominous: The hospital had to be evacuated because it would be bombed.


“They insisted that everyone and everything move. All hospital personnel, all the patients, including those in the ICU, and the bodies in the morgue.”

After trying to explain to the Israeli army on the phone the inhumanity and impossibility of moving everyone out of the hospital and southward, the team gave up.

“We decided not to leave,” al-Shorafa said.

Ice-cream trucks and refrigerated food vehicles are being used to store bodies in Gaza as hospital morgues are filled to overflowing by the number of people killed in Israeli air attacks [Screengrab/Al Jazeera]



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