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Red Cross expresses its concern over Israeli aggression on Gaza

The father of Alaa Kaddum, a child who was killed during an Israeli airstrike, carries her body during her funeral Gaza City, on August 5, 2022. A senior militant from Islamic Jihad was killed in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip today, prompting the militant group to warn Israel has "started a war". (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN — On Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross in the occupied territories expressed its concern over the continued Israeli aggression against the people of the Gaza Strip, "which is claiming the lives of innocent people, including civilian children and women.", according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

"We express our concern about the current escalation, and if this cycle of violence gets out of control, it will have serious consequences for the civilian population," the committee said in a press statement.

The committee called on "all parties to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law."

The Red Cross was "following the situation closely and keeping in close contact with all parties."

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