Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said that the Gaza Strip is facing a humanitarian catastrophe and safe corridors are needed for the delivery of food and medicine, WAFA reports.
“Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on Tuesday that our population in the Gaza Strip faces a humanitarian catastrophe due to the ongoing aggression of the (Israeli) occupation for the fourth consecutive day,” the statement said.
It is noted that Shtayyeh called for the opening of safe corridors for the delivery of food and medicine to the Gaza Strip.
On the morning of October 7, Israel was subjected to an unprecedented rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. In addition, Hamas fighters, after massive rocket attacks, penetrated into the border areas in southern Israel. The military wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement announced Operation Al-Aqsa Flood against Israel. The Israel Defense Forces announced the launch of Operation Iron Swords against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an address to the nation, said that the country was in a state of war and said that he had ordered a widespread mobilization of reserves. The Israeli military is clearing populated areas.