Israel urges Hamas to surrender as explosions felt inside hospitalMicheál Martin on visit to Middle East as up to 30 Irish citizens are on a list to be allowed to leave Gaza today‘It’s a great feeling we are leaving but there are 2.3 million Palestinians in Gaza who will continue to live a nightmare’ – Irish-Palestinian father Ayman Shaheen
Micheál Martin speaking on expected release of Irish citizens in Gaza
Nidal al-Mughrabi, Philip Ryan and Senan Molony
The Israeli military said it was carrying out a raid on Wednesday against Hamas militants in Al Shifa Hospital, having urged them to surrender, with thousands of Palestinian civilians still sheltering inside Gaza Strip’s biggest hospital.
Dr. Munir al-Bursh, director-general of the Gaza health ministry, told Al Jazeera television that Israeli forces had raided the western side of the medical complex.