Palestinian Tragedy: Drowning Victims of Aid Drop in Gaza Strip Spark Outrage Amid Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis

By Eleanor Harrison Mar27,2024
12 people drown off the coast of Gaza following aid drop

Aid supplies were dropped from planes off the coast of the Gaza Strip, according to the Islamist Hamas. Twelve Palestinians drowned in the sea while trying to reach the packages that had fallen into the water off a beach in the northern part of the coastal area, as reported by the Hamas-controlled government’s media office. The incident took place on Monday afternoon and eyewitnesses stated that some of the victims were unable to swim, while others got caught in the ropes that were holding the packages together.

The northern Gaza Strip has been experiencing severe suffering among its civilian population during a war that has been ongoing for more than five months. Aid deliveries by land have been limited as Israel has closed its border crossings in this area. Furthermore, due to fighting and chaotic conditions within this coastal region, it is dangerous for trucks to travel here.

In response to this crisis, countries like Germany have joined forces with other nations such as Jordan and America in dropping relief supplies from military aircraft for over a month now. However, aid organizations emphasize that an airlift of this kind can only supplement but not replace transportation of relief goods via land. The war was sparked by a brutal massacre carried out by terrorists from Hamas and other extremist Palestinian organizations on October 7th near Israel and Gaza Strip’s border.

By Eleanor Harrison

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