“Trucks carrying aid begin moving to Gaza beach,’ says US Army

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Published: 2024-05-17 12:11

Last Updated: 2024-07-04 07:39


American soldier stands on the floating dock
American soldier stands on the floating dock

US Central Command announced that trucks carrying humanitarian aid have started moving toward Gaza via a temporary dock.

In a statement on Friday, Central Command clarified that no American forces have arrived at the Gaza beach.

This effort is part of a multinational initiative to provide additional aid to Palestinian civilians in Gaza through a purely humanitarian sea corridor.

The aid includes supplies donated by various countries and humanitarian organizations, boosting relief efforts in the region.

- Ongoing aggression in Gaza -

The Israeli Occupation has continued its aggression against Gaza since October 7, resulting in the deaths of 35,272 citizens and injuries to 79,205 Palestinians.

- Operation Aqsa Typhoon -

In response to Israeli Occupation violations in the occupied Palestinian territories, Hamas' military wing, Al-Qassam Brigades, launched Operation Aqsa Typhoon on October 7.

In retaliation, Israeli Occupation launched Operation Iron Swords, conducting violent raids across Gaza, leading to hundreds of deaths, thousands of injuries, and significant destruction of buildings, residential towers, institutions, and infrastructure.

- Casualties in the Israeli Occupation army -

Since October 7, the Israeli Occupation army's death toll has reached 627, with 279 deaths since the ground operation began on October 27.

The Israeli Occupation army reported that 3,494 soldiers have been injured since the aggression on Gaza began, with 541 seriously injured, 933 moderately injured, and 2,020 sustaining minor injuries.