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WHO 'strongly' condemns deadly Israeli attack on Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza

Anadolu Agency MIDDLE EAST
Published October 17,2023
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (AFP File Photo)

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday "strongly" condemned the Israeli airstrike on the Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza which killed hundreds and injured many others.

"WHO strongly condemns the attack on Al Ahli Arab Hospital in north Gaza," said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director general, said on X.

Earlier, more than 500 people were killed in an Israeli airstrike on Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza, Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told Anadolu.

Tedros said: "We call for the immediate protection of civilians and health care, and for the evacuation orders to be reversed."