Israel hits humanitarian aid trucks, seven people die. The organization is withdrawing from Gaza

Israel hits humanitarian aid trucks, seven people die. The organization is withdrawing from Gaza
Israel hits humanitarian aid trucks, seven people die. The organization is withdrawing from Gaza
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According to World Central Kitchen (WCK), a non-profit NGO of internationally renowned Spanish chef José Andrés, which delivers food to crisis areas, its workers were traveling in two marked vehicles, in coordination with the Israeli army and in an area that was said to be free of fighting.

The organization, which has been providing food to people in places of natural disasters and armed conflicts since 2010, confirmed information about seven victims from its ranks. Its workers were killed by an Israeli attack in the Gaza Strip. Areas that, according to the UN, are on the brink of famine.

“World Central Kitchen is devastated to confirm the killing of seven of our team members in an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) airstrike in Gaza,” reads an official statement on the organization’s website. “Even though the movement was coordinated with the IDF, the convoy was hit while leaving the Deir Balah warehouse, where the team unloaded more than a hundred tons of humanitarian food brought to Gaza by sea.” they arrived in Gaza for the very first time through a special maritime humanitarian corridor from Cyprus in March.

The tragedy has already been confirmed by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, who, according to AP, said it was an “unintended attack” on “innocent people in Gaza.” According to him, the relevant authorities are “thoroughly investigating” and the country “will

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