More than 500 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a hospital in Gaza City, Gaza’s health ministry has said.
The Hamas-run ministry said the strike hit the al-Ahli Hospital, where hundreds of people have been sheltering.
Israel has denied any involvement and its Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has blamed “barbaric terrorists in Gaza” for the incident.
“From the analysis of the @IDF operational systems, an enemy rocket barrage was carried out towards #Israel, which passed in the vicinity of the hospital, when it was hit,” said Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner, an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) spokesman, on X.
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