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Oxfam calls out UK complicity in 'Gaza carnage'

UK charity Oxfam has called on the UK to end its arms sales to Israel in order to halt the "senseless deaths" in Israel's ongoing assault on Gaza.

In a statement, the charity warned that the "appalling" human cost of the long anticipated expansion of Israel's military operations in Rafah will be "unconscionable".

"Consensus in the international community is clear: as Israeli bombs fall on homeless, starving and wounded Palestinians, there are no longer any places of safety in Gaza, there are no functioning hospitals and there is extremely limited aid available," a spokesperson said.

"The UK government will be complicit in this carnage as long as it continues to sell arms to Israel, in the knowledge that they are likely being used to kill and maim Gaza's population."