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World Central Kitchen says Israeli strike kills 7 workers, halts aid

Posted on AllSides April 2nd, 2024
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Middle East, Israel Hamas Violence, Gaza
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World Central Kitchen said Tuesday that it was immediately halting its operations in Gaza after seven of its workers were killed in an Israeli strike, an incident that triggered widespread international condemnation.

The food aid nonprofit, which has been prominently involved in Gaza relief efforts, said in a statement that those killed included a U.S.-Canadian dual national, at least one Palestinian worker and individuals from Australia, Poland and the United Kingdom.

World Central Kitchen CEO Erin Gore described the strike on the convoy as a “targeted attack” by the Israel Defense...

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