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India sends humanitarian aid to Palestine amid Israel-Hamas war

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India on Sunday despatched humanitarian assist for the folks of Palestine, comprising medical assist and catastrophe reduction materials, Ministry of Exterior Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated.

An IAF C-17 flight carried practically 6.5 tonnes of medical assist and 32 tonnes of catastrophe reduction materials for the folks of Palestine. It’s set to land at Egypt’s El-Arish airport by 3 pm (IST).

The fabric consists of important life-saving medicines, surgical gadgets, tents, sleeping luggage, tarpaulins, sanitary utilities, water purification tablets amongst different essential gadgets.

Fluids and painkillers have been included in humanitarian assist for quick reduction. The catastrophe reduction materials weighing roughly 32 tons consists of tents, sleeping luggage, tarpaulins, primary sanitary utilities, water purification tablets and many others.

India has despatched humanitarian assist to Palestine amid the continued battle between Israel and Hamas. Israel launched counter-offensive in opposition to Hamas after the latter launched a ‘surprise attack’ in opposition to the previous on October 7.

On Saturday, as many as 20 vehicles carrying humanitarian assist had been lastly allowed to enter the Gaza Strip via Egypt’s Rafah border. Nevertheless, World Well being Group Director-Basic Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that “needs are far higher” within the enclave that has greater than 2 million folks.

He additionally referred to as for the “safe passage of additional aid convoys across the enclave”. The Rafah border crossing was opened for a brief window on Saturday morning to let 20 assist vehicles enter Gaza from Egypt. Although many have welcomed the transient reopening, rights teams have asserted that rather more assist is required.

With inputs from ANI

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