The Nationwide Division of Protection of Canada declared on Saturday that the October 17 strike on the Al-Ahli hospital in Gaza was not orchestrated by Israel.
“Analysis conducted independently by the Canadian Forces Intelligence Command indicates with a high degree of confidence that Israel did not strike the Al-Ahli hospital on 17 October 2023,” the assertion learn.
Based mostly on a examine of open supply and categorised reporting, the Protection Division concluded that an errant rocket fired from Gaza was most definitely the reason for the strike.
Canada’s findings are much like conclusions by France and the U.S.
Canada stated its evaluation is knowledgeable by an evaluation of the blast injury to the hospital complicated, together with adjoining buildings and the realm surrounding the hospital, in addition to the flight sample of the incoming munition.
Palestinian officers stated 471 folks had been killed within the blast at Al-Ahli al-Arabi Hospital on Tuesday. Gaza’s well being ministry blamed an Israeli air strike, whereas Israel stated the blast was attributable to a failed rocket launch by militants.