US President Joe Biden has called for the protection of hospitals in Gaza after Israeli forces surrounded the largest medical facility in the strip. Al-Shifa hospital, located in Gaza City, ran out of fuel and faced air strikes and gunfire, leaving civilians trapped inside. Biden has asked Israel to exercise restraint and maintain contact with the US to avoid further harm to hospitals. Negotiations are also ongoing for a ceasefire and the release of prisoners. Israel has assured that it aims to avoid harming patients, but tensions escalate as the conflict risks spilling over into the region.
Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital Faces Dire Conditions as Biden Urges Protection
Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital is facing critical conditions as Israeli forces surround the facility, claiming it as a significant site for Hamas operations. The hospital, running out of fuel, is unable to provide proper care to patients amidst constant gunfire and bombings in the area. US President Joe Biden has called for the protection of hospitals and urged Israel to show restraint. The situation at Al-Shifa hospital has garnered support for a ceasefire to protect Palestinian civilians. Efforts are underway for negotiations and the release of prisoners, while tensions mount as the conflict threatens to spread across the region.
Fuel Shortage at Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital Raises Concerns as Biden Demands Protection
Amid the Israeli forces’ surround of Al-Shifa hospital, the largest medical facility in Gaza, a fuel shortage has jeopardized the lives of patients. The hospital, facing air strikes and gunfire, is unable to function properly as doctors struggle to care for premature babies and other patients. US President Joe Biden expressed concern and emphasized the need to protect hospitals. The situation at Al-Shifa has prompted diplomatic controversy, with the US and EU calling for Israeli restraint. Negotiations continue for a ceasefire and the release of prisoners, while tensions escalate as the conflict risks spreading across the region.