Dozens of bodies buried in a mass grave around al-Shifa hospital

Natalie Portman
By Natalie Portman 1 Min Read
origin 1Palestinians stand around the bodies of victims killed by Israeli shelling as they lie exterior Al-Shifa hospital, amid ongoing battles between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. Mohammad Abu Elsebah/dpa

Dozens of decomposing bodies in the Gaza Strip’s largest hospital have been buried in a mass grave, in accordance with the Hamas-controlled Ministry of Health.

The burial of around 180 bodies and different deceased sufferers has begun in one of the courtyards of the hospital complicated, a Gaza ministry spokesman stated on Tuesday.

The claims couldn’t instantly be independently verified.

Fierce combating happens around the hospital between Israeli troopers and Palestinian extremists.

On Monday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), citing the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health in the West Bank, reported the presence of around 100 bodies on the grounds of al-Shifa hospital that would not be buried.

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