Israel attacks Red Crescent branch

Israel shelled the Red Crescent office in the Gaza Strip

The Israeli armed forces fired at the office of the Qatari Red Crescent in the Gaza Strip, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar.

“Qatar strongly condemns the bombing by the Israeli occupying forces of the Qatari Red Crescent building in the besieged Gaza Strip, which killed and injured people,” the statement said.

At the same time, the Qatari Foreign Ministry does not give details about the number of dead and injured.

On the evening of May 11, the largest escalation in recent years began on the borders of the Palestinian enclave. The Israeli army and Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip have not stopped exchanging rocket fire, which followed at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem after an Israeli court decision to seize homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood from Arab families.

According to the Palestinian authorities, the number of victims exceeded 100 people. In Israel, 11 people were reported dead, including one soldier. The number of victims in is estimated at more than 500 people.

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