Israel Is Still Killing Palestinians Trying To Get Aid In Gaza

Including the Flour Massacre, Israeli forces have now killed at least 400 Palestinians trying to get aid.

Israel Is Still Killing Palestinians Trying To Get Aid In Gaza

After killing more than 112 people in the Flour Massacre, Israel is still killing Palestinians trying to get aid in Gaza.

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Including the Flour Massacre on Feb. 29, Israeli forces have now killed at least 400 Palestinians trying to get aid.

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After declaring war on Hamas on Oct. 7, Israel has imposed a “total siege” of Gaza, blocking food, fuel and water from entering.

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A Palestinian child who took refuge in Rafah city due to Israeli attacks is trying to feed herself with distributed food by charitable organizations as Palestinians struggle to obtain many vital needs, including basic food supplies in Rafah, Gaza on February 19, 2024. (Photo by Abed Zagout/Anadolu via Getty Images)

This has pushed a quarter of Gaza’s population to the brink of famine, with at least 23 children dying from starvation.

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Palestinian people with empty pots receive food distributed by charity as Gaza faces hunger crisis as situation worsens amid blockade due to the ongoing Israeli offensive on February 29, 2024, in Deir al Balah, central Gaza. (Photo by Ali Jadallah/Anadolu via Getty Images)

Israel then went on to kill more Palestinians waiting for aid on March 3rd, and on March 5th, and on March 7th.

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Palestinian people try to remove the debris from a heavily damaged humanitarian aid vehicle, which has been the target of Israeli airstrikes resulting in the death of nine and dozens of injured, in Deir al-Balah, Gaza on March 3, 2024. (Photo by Belal Khaled/Anadolu via Getty Images)

And again on March 12th.

And on March 13, Israel confirmed it attacked a UN food distribution center, killing at least 5 people, including a UN worker.

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A Palestinian man reacts as blood lies on the ground at an UNRWA aid distribution center following an Israeli strike, as the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip March 13, 2024. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

That’s the 165th UN worker to have been killed by Israel in Gaza since Oct. 7.

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Graphic content / A member of the United Nations (UN) mourns over the body of a colleague at Al-Najjar Hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on March 13, 2024, following Israeli bombardment amid continuing battles between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)

Israel then killed more Palestinians waiting for aid on March 14.

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Palestinians, who are unable to meet their basic needs due to the Israeli army’s obstruction of humanitarian aid, receive a bag of flour from an aid truck that arrived at al-Rashid Street in the west of Gaza City, Gaza on March 06, 2024. (Photo by Dawoud Abo Alkas/Anadolu via Getty Images)

And on March 15, an Israeli airstrike killed 6 people and wounded at least 83 at an aid distribution center in central Gaza.

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DEIR AL-BALAH, GAZA – MARCH 14: A view of destruction after Israeli airstrike on humanitarian aid distribution warehouse at Nuseirat refugee camp in Deir al-Balah, Gaza on March 14, 2024. (Photo by Ashraf Amra/Anadolu via Getty Images)

On the same day, Israeli helicopters and artillery also opened fire on hundreds of Palestinians waiting for aid in Gaza City, killing at least 20 people and injuring over 155.

Palestinian authorities said on March 14 Israel has targeted people trying to receive aid for at least 20 consecutive days now.

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Displaced Palestinians gather to collect food donated by a charity before an iftar meal, the breaking of the fast, on the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Rafah, on the southern Gaza Strip on March 11, 2024, amid ongoing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas. (Photo by AFP)

Under International Humanitarian Law, also known as the rules of war, it is illegal to directly target civilians.

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Relatives of the dead Palestinians, mourn as the bodies are brought to the An-Najjar Hospital after it was reported that the Israeli army attacked the Refugee Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah, Gaza on March 13, 2024. (Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Anadolu via Getty Images)

It also prohibits starving civilians as a method of combat.

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A Palestinian girl eats soup as Palestinian children wait in line to get food for their families, distributed by charitable organizations in Rafah, Gaza on February 16, 2024. Palestinians face the threat of famine due to ongoing Israeli blockade. (Photo by Jehad Alshrafi/Anadolu via Getty Images)

Since Oct. 7, Israel’s ongoing attacks on Gaza have killed more than 31.000 Palestinians, mostly women and children.

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A Palestinian woman reacts as she craddles a wounded boy after Israeli bombardment in central Gaza City on March 18, 2024, amid the ongoing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas. (Photo by AFP)

More On Israel’s War On Gaza

Israel’s Military Opened Fire On Palestinians Trying To Get Food Aid In Gaza, Killing At Least 112 People
Gaza Is Suffering The World’s Worst Current Hunger Crisis
This Israeli Advisor Said Israel Was Not Involved In The Flour Massacre Even After The Military Said It Opened Fire

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