Gaza's largest hospital halts operations: 5 points

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 13, 2023

Al Shifa hospital shuts

Al Shifa Hospital, the largest in Gaza, is no longer functioning. The pause in operations has ‘significantly’ spiked the fatalities in the hospital.

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Infants wrapped in foil are being placed next to warm water to keep them alive as incubators ran out of oxygen supplies.

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The hospital is also a makeshift shelter for thousands of civilians, staff and patients. People avoided the intense firefight outside.

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Operating rooms have gone dark as electricity has been cut off. ‘Whoever needs surgery dies,’ a hospital official told CNN.

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Those sheltering inside are forced to consume pipe water. Ambulance services are also choked as dozens of bodies are yet to be buried.

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Al Shifa is not the only effected hospital. At least 20 of Gaza's 36 hospitals no longer functioning, as per UN’s humanitarian agency.

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