EXPANSION: Israeli forces attack main hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — Israeli forces attacked Nasser Hospital in the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis after demolishing its wall in the southern part, according to a Hamas statement. controlled Ministry of Health in Gaza.

According to the same source, Israeli forces ordered doctors to move all patients to an older building in the hospital that was not adequately equipped for treatment.

The hospital will face a worrying situation in the next 24 hours due to a lack of medical capacity and a near-depletion of fuel supplies, endangering the lives of patients, including six in intensive care units and three children in an incubator, the statement said

In a press statement sent to forced to evacuate and then shot and arrested them.”

The minister added that Nasser Hospital, which has been under siege for 25 consecutive days, houses 300 health workers, 450 patients and wounded people, and more than 10,000 displaced people.

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman Daniel Hagari said the army was conducting a “precise and limited” mission at Nasser Hospital to find and return the bodies of the hostages, adding that the operation was based on “credible Information from multiple “based sources.”

He also stressed that “there is no obligation for patients or staff to evacuate the hospital,” as the IDF has coordinated the transfer of medical supplies and equipment and dispatched doctors and officials to communicate with patients and staff inside the hospital.

In a statement, Hamas rejected the Israeli claims, calling them a lie. End