Following an airstrike on a Gaza hospital that killed over 500 people, Israel and Hamas shared blame. The deadliest strike occurred just hours before US Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Israel and Jordan. Joden, angered by the hospital attack, canceled a vital meeting with Biden and Palestinian officials.
The Israeli military denied any role in the blast that killed over 500 people in a Gaza City hospital on Wednesday. The blast, according to IDF Spokesperson RAdm. Daniel Hagari, was caused by a misfired Palestinian missile.However, the Hamas-run Health Ministry in Gaza stated the blast was triggered by an Israeli airstrike and killed 500 people, many of whom had sought refuge from an ongoing Israeli operation.”I can confirm that an analysis by IDF operational systems indicates that a barrage of rockets was fired by terrorists in Gaza at the time it was hit, passing close to al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza.” Several sources of intelligence indicate that Islamic Jihad is to blame for the failed rocket launch that hit the”This is the responsibility of Islamic Jihad, which killed innocent people in a hospital in Gaza,” claimed an IDF spokesperson.
Jordan has canceled the summit.
News organization According to Jordan Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Jordan King Abdullah has canceled a conference scheduled for Wednesday in Amman with US President Joe Biden, Egyptian and Palestinian leaders to discuss Gaza.Joe Biden’s response to the hospital attack
US President Joe Biden expressed indignation and deep sadness for the deaths of victims in the Gaza hospital incident.
“I am outraged and deeply saddened by the explosion at the Al Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza, as well as the tragic loss of life.” I immediately called with Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu, and I have directed my national security staff.
to continue obtaining information regarding what transpired. “The United States unambiguously supports the protection of civilian life during conflict, and we mourn the patients, medical personnel, and other innocents killed or injured in this tragedy,” Biden continued.
Palestinian President cancels meeting with Biden, according to sources.
According to sources, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has canceled his participation in a meeting with President Joe Biden and other Mideast leaders slated for Wednesday.Abbas was set to attend a conference in Amman, Jordan, with Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday, where they would discuss the recent Israel-Hamas conflict with Biden. However, the senior official stated that Abbas was retreating to protest a purported Israeli airstrike on a Gaza hospital. Because the cancellation has not been formally announced, the official spoke on the condition of anonymity.Earlier, the Palestinian health ministry stated that 200 people were killed in an Israeli bombardment on a hospital in Gaza City, where hundreds of people had sought refuge.
A terrible humanitarian disaster has occurred.
Images submitted to the Associated Press allegedly showed flames engulfing the hospital halls, damaged glass, and human parts spread around the area.