A paramedic shot dead and two others injured by Israeli gunfire while on a humanitarian mission in Gaza City


GAZA: A paramedic was killed and two others were injured today evening by Israeli occupation forces’ gunfire in Gaza City.

The Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) reported that a paramedic was killed and two others were injured after the occupation forces opened fire directly at them in an area between al-Ahli Arab Hospital and al-Shifa Medical Complex in Gaza City while on their way to evacuate the injured.

The shooting took place as the ambulance crew was heading from the south of the Gaza Strip to Gaza City on a humanitarian mission to evacuate the injured.

The three were transferred to the al-Shifa Medical Complex after being surrounded by the occupation forces for more than an hour.

Local sources confirmed that paramedic Mohammed al-Omari was killed, his colleague Saleh Muammar was injured by live bullets in the chest and another paramedic was hit by bullet fragments in the eye after the occupation forces opened fire directly targeting them in Gaza City.

More than 340 doctors and health sector wor
kers were killed as a result of the ongoing Israeli occupation aggression against the Gaza Strip which has been ongoing since October 7 of last year. At least 900 others were injured with various injuries.

Around 100 medical staff remain in Israeli custody.

Source: Palestine news and Information Agency – WAFA