In a tragic development of the Israel-Hamas conflict, an Israeli air strike has laid waste to the Jabaliya refugee camp. This devastating incident marks one of the darkest chapters of this ongoing war, resulting in a toll of at least 50 lives lost. Gaza’s spokesperson, Iyad al-Bazoum, expressed his condemnation during a press briefing outside a hospital in Khan Yunis, emphasizing that hundreds of civilians resided in the affected buildings. He revealed that the Israeli Air Force had deployed six American-made bombs, attributing this disaster to the Israeli attack on Gaza. Furthermore, the Israeli army targeted a staggering 300 locations during its nighttime ground campaign in the northern part of Gaza.
More than 50 people were martyred, with about 150 sustaining injuries
Disturbing video footage of the air strike’s aftermath has been made public. The footage depicts the recovery of over 50 bodies from the rubble following the airstrike on several homes in Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. Gaza’s health ministry lamented in a statement, “More than 50 people were martyred, with about 150 sustaining injuries in this heinous Israeli massacre. Dozens of individuals remained trapped under the debris.” News agency AFP reported that numerous people could be seen near the impact site, desperately searching for survivors.
Residents of Jabaliya, like Ragheb Akal, described the bombing as akin to an earthquake, shaking the entire camp. He bore witness to the destruction, recounting the grim scene of numerous casualties and injured individuals amidst the debris left in the wake of the bombing.