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Palestine asks Security Council to condemn deaths during aid distribution in Gaza

The Palestinian ambassador to UN he pleaded on Thursday to security advice which condemned the death of dozens of people in Link then, a chaotic episode during a food distribution operation in Gaza.

He security advice I should say this is enough” he declared Riad Mansour for the press.

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Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinians who were trying to obtain food aid in a confusion in which, according to the Ministry of Health of the territory governed by the Islamic group Hamas112 people died and 760 were injured.

This atrocious massacre is testimony that as long as the Security Council is paralyzed and banned, it will be costing the lives of the Palestinian people.” he claimed.

As one of the five permanent members of the 15-member Council, U.S -the greatest ally of Israel– has the right of veto, which he has exercised so far on three occasions to prevent the organization from calling for an immediate ceasefire in Palestinian territory.

Mansour said he met earlier in the day with the US ambassador to the UN, Linda Thomas Greenfield.

I begged him that the Security Council produce a product condemning this massacre and prosecute those responsible for this massacre.“, he said.

If the Security Council has “courage and determination to prevent these massacres from happening again, what we need is a ceasefire”, stated Mansour.

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The Security Council met urgently on Thursday afternoon, behind closed doors, to discuss the morning’s events in the north of the country. Linkasked by Algeria.

Thursday’s incident added to a Palestinian death toll that the Gaza Health Ministry said had exceeded 30,000, mainly women and children.

The war started in October 7th with an unprecedented attack by Hamas against Israel that caused the death of around 1,160 people, most of them civilians, according to Israeli data.

Source: Elcomercio

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