Israel-Hamas war, strike on Iran consulate in Syria

Israel-Hamas war, strike on Iran consulate in Syria
Israel-Hamas war, strike on Iran consulate in Syria

Aid organizations around the world on Tuesday mourned the killing of seven World Central Kitchen workers in Gaza.

The director of the World Food Program in Palestine praised their “life-saving” work in a on X.

“In Gaza , nearly half the population faces imminent famine. Courageous aid-workers in the food security sector provide truly life-saving food assistance, while also bravely managing terrible risks each day. They should not have to… Humanitarians are NotATarget ,” Matthew Hollingworth wrote.

Open Arms, a non-profit rescue organization, called their deaths “Irreparable human losses.”

“We are devastated. We came together to help in a place where hunger is a weapon of war, and now the teams of our colleagues @WCKitchen in Gaza are the target. Irreparable human losses in a place where humanity is being destroyed. RIP,” Open Arms said in a post on X.

Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, expressed grief about the repeated deaths of aid workers in the conflict.

“We are mourning with our colleagues in WCK(World Central Kitchen). 7 of their aid workers were killed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza. WCK had informed the IDF of their movement. Nowhere else are so many aid workers killed. There must be an immediate ceasefire. Enough now,” huh on X.

Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), expressed his condolences to the families and colleagues of the victims.

“Devastated by the killing of 7 humanitarian workers in Gaza when their convoy was reportedly hit by the Israeli Forces. The @WCK provides much needed food assistance to a starving population. Humanitarian workers are NotATarget . My deepest condolences to @WCK & families of those killed,” he wrote wrote on

The aid workers were killed by an Israeli airstrike, according to WCK and authorities in Gaza.

Those killed include a dual US-Canada national, as well as people from Australia, Poland, the United Kingdom, and a Palestinian, according to the non-profit.

The Israel Defense Forces said it was “conducting a thorough review” of the incident.

The article is in Dutch

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