WHO calls for humanitarian corridor into Gaza Strip

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The World Health Organization called on Tuesday for a humanitarian corridor to be established into and out of the Gaza Strip, which has been placed under total siege by Israel.

“WHO is calling for an end to the violence... A humanitarian corridor is needed to reach people with critical medical supplies,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told a press briefing in Geneva.

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He added that WHO has confirmed 13 attacks on health facilities in the Gaza Strip since escalation began following Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel, and that its medical supplies stored there had already been used up.

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