| 26 February 2024, Monday |

Palestinian doctor says 27 dead in Israeli strike on UN school in Gaza

According to a Palestinian medic, an Israeli strike on a United Nations school in Gaza on Thursday resulted in at least 27 deaths and 93 injuries.

According to a doctor at a camp hospital who spoke on condition of anonymity, the strike targeted a UN-run school in Jabalia, the biggest refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, where hundreds of displaced Palestinians were seeking safety.

The Israeli military did not immediately provide a statement.

The strike hit a UN-run school where thousands of displaced Palestinians were sheltering in Jabalia, the largest refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, the doctor at a hospital in the camp said on condition of anonymity.

While Hamas said Thursday that around 30 people were killed in an Israeli attack on a school affiliated with the United Nations Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) in Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza.

There was no immediate comment from the Israeli military.

  • Reuters