Israel Kills 50 Palestinians at UN run School in Northern Gaza

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Aerial view of the UN-run school in Jabalia, Gaza, where dozens lost their lives in an Israeli bombing.

At least 50 people, mostly women and children, were killed on Saturday when Israeli forces bombed a UN-run school in the northern Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian health officials and the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA).

Families seeking refuge in the UN school, tragically bombed during the ongoing Israeli offensive.

The school, located in the Jabalia refugee camp, was sheltering about 20,000 people who had fled their homes due to the ongoing Israeli offensive on Gaza, which has entered its 12th day. The attack was one of several that targeted UN schools in Gaza on Saturday, causing widespread damage and casualties.

A statement from the UN humanitarian office warning of a looming humanitarian crisis in northern Gaza.

The UN humanitarian office said in a statement that if there is a “hell on Earth, it is northern Gaza”. The statement also warned of a looming humanitarian crisis in the besieged enclave, where more than 50 percent of housing units have been damaged and basic services are severely disrupted.

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