A Palestinian boy injured in the Israeli shelling against civilians in Gaza Strip- Photo courtesy of the Palestinian embassy in Cairo
CAIRO- May 14, 2021: Egypt declared the state of readiness in three hospitals in a number of hospitals to treat the injured Palestinians who were wounded by the Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip.
The Egyptian Authority for Public Health declared on Friday the state of readiness in three hospitals in North Sinai, including the Ismailia Medical Complex, Abu Khalifa Hospital, and June 30 Hospital, the authority said in a statement. It added that the Eid al Fitr vacation was suspended for the medical staff in the hospitals.
The hospitals have enough blood bags and a medicine supply, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
Meanwhile, the Curative Care Sector at the Ministry of Health issued an order to send a number of medical personnel to hospitals in North Sinai (Bir El Abd hospital, Public Arish Hospital, and Sheikh Zuweid hospital) after declaring the state of emergency for receiving the Palestinians who were injured in Israeli shelling.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Friday the updated figures of casualties caused by Israeli raids against Gaza since May 10 as they reached at least 115 deaths, including 28 children, and 621 injuries.
The Spokesperson of the Israeli army announced Friday firing 450 missiles by 160 warplanes – which took off from six bases - against 150 targets that allegedly belong to Hamas, mainly a tunnel network lying in the northern and eastern neighborhoods of the Gaza Strip.
The United Nations indicated Friday that Israeli strikes incurred the destruction of 200 residential units in the Gaza Strip as well as 31 educational establishments such as schools, vocational training centers, and colleges.