Tuesday, Jun 18 2024 | Time 10:18 Hrs(IST)
image
World


Palestine Red Crescent says 29 employees killed in Gaza since Oct 7

Jerusalem, May 23 (UNI) The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said on Thursday that 29 of its staffers have been killed since the start of the escalation of the conflict in Gaza, including 17 who were targeted while performing their humanitarian duties.
"The Palestine Red Crescent Society mourns the loss of mental health volunteer Najm Tabassi, who was killed along with his wife due to the bombing of their home in Rafah by the occupation forces [the Israeli military forces]. This brings the total number of PRCS martyrs in the Gaza Strip since October 7 to 29, 17 of whom were targeted by the occupation while performing their humanitarian duties," the PRCS wrote on X.
Earlier in May, the UN special papporteur on the right to health, Tlaleng Mofokeng, said that at least 492 Palestinian health workers had been killed in the Gaza Strip since the start of hostilities on October 7, with 80% of primary health care centres no longer operating.
More News

One dead, over 11,000 homeless after storm hits south-central Chile

18 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Santiago, June 18 (UNI) An ongoing storm lashing south-central Chile has to date left one person dead and 11,126 people homeless after damaging more than 8,900 homes, authorities said.

see more..
5 9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

5 9-magnitude quake hits Northern Peru - GFZ

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Beijing, June 18 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 jolted Northern Peru at 02:22 GMT on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

see more..
8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

8 Palestinian merchants killed by Israeli army in Gaza

18 Jun 2024 | 9:13 AM

Gaza, June 18 (UNI) At least eight Palestinian merchants were killed in an Israeli attack as they were waiting for commercial trucks along a road in the Gaza Strip, according to sources from the health authorities in Gaza.

see more..

Landslide kills 4 in Vietnam's northern mountainous region

18 Jun 2024 | 9:08 AM

Hanoi, June 18 (UNI) A landslide on a hill slope left four people dead in Vietnam's northern province of Bac Kan early Tuesday morning, local media reported.

see more..
Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

Israel's army says defeats half of Hamas forces in Rafah

18 Jun 2024 | 8:45 AM

Jerusalem, June 18 (UNI) Israel's military said that its troops have defeated about half of the Hamas forces in Gaza's Rafah.

see more..
image