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Netanyahu admits “accidental” assault on help employees in Gaza Strip

Israel Prime Minister admits airstrike on NGO workers, but takes it in stride: "This happens in wartime."

Israel's prime minister admits air assault on NGO employees, however takes it in stride: “This happens in times of war.”

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They needed to supply humanitarian help to the inhabitants within the Gaza Strip and paid with their lives: a number of international workers of an NGO have been killed in an air strike. Israel admits blame for the incident.

“Unfortunately, a tragic incident occurred yesterday in which our forces inadvertently struck innocent people in the Gaza Strip,” Netanyahu stated in Jerusalem on Tuesday as he left hospital after surgical procedure.

“This happens in war, we examine it thoroughly,” he stated. His authorities is in touch with the governments of these affected and can “do everything to ensure that something like this doesn’t happen again.”

According to the US group World Central Kitchen, workers from Australia, Poland and Great Britain have been killed within the assault on a convoy. The victims additionally embody an individual with twin citizenship from the USA and Canada and a number of Palestinians. The help group accuses Israel of a “targeted attack”.

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