Netanyahu admits that the seven employees of the Jos Andrs NGO died in an “unintentional” Israeli bombing | EUROtoday

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The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, admitted this Tuesday that the Israeli Army “unintentionally” killed the seven humanitarian employees from the NGO World Central Kitchen (WCK) who died at daybreak within the Gaza Strip.

“Unfortunately, in the last day there was a tragic case in which our forces unintentionally hit innocent people in the Gaza Strip,” Netanyahu stated in a message of gratitude to the medical staff that operated on his hernia on Monday. , after receiving discharge.

The prime minister reiterated that the occasion shall be investigated exhaustively, and defended that some of these issues “happen in war.” “We will do everything possible to ensure that it does not happen again”go.

Shortly earlier than, the Israeli Army introduced that an impartial army entity, the Fact Investigation and Assessment Mechanism, will examine the assault, which has led the NGO to droop its operations within the area.

Israel kills seven assist employees from chef Jos Andrés' NGO in Gaza.

The spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Daniel Hagari, defined in a message that he has personally spoken with chef Jos Andrés, founding father of the humanitarian group, to specific his condolences for the deaths of the employees.

The assault brought on the dying of seven NGO employees, together with 4 international nationals: a Briton, a Pole, an Australian and a citizen with twin American-Canadian nationality.

They are believed to be the primary international assist employees killed within the Gaza conflict since October 7, which has already claimed greater than 32,800 lives, most of them ladies and youngsters.

Israel apologizes for the dying of seven collaborators of chef Jos Andrs' NGO.

Jos Andrs himself confirmed the deaths in a message on the social community “The Israeli government must put an end to this indiscriminate killing.” The chef, born in Mieres (Asturias) in 1969, has requested the Israeli Government to “stop restricting humanitarian aid”, not proceed “using food as a weapon” and “stop killing civilians and aid workers”, Pablo Pardo stories.

The WCK staff was shifting by a non-conflict space in two armored autos with the WCK emblem and a lightweight automobile. The convoy was hit when The dwelling of the Deir al-Balahthe place the staff had downloaded greater than 100 tons of humanitarian meals assist taken to Gaza by sea route, regardless of having beforehand coordinated her actions with the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces), the NGO states.

World Central Kitchen ha stopped its operations within the area and resolve on the way forward for their work in Gaza.