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Palestinians officials: Israel destroyed 155 medical facilities in 150 days

The Palestinian health ministry has provided an update on the destruction caused by Israeli forces to Gaza's health system after 150 days of war. Here are some of the key highlights: 

  • 364 health professionals were killed and 269 others arrested

  • 155 medical facilities destroyed

  • 32 hospitals and 53 health centres put out of service

  • 126 ambulances targeted and put out of service

Ashraf al-Qudra, the ministry's spokesperson, said: "The Israeli occupation deliberately caused an untold humanitarian and health catastrophe that contributed to the spread of epidemics and infectious diseases.

"We call on the United Nations to activate international humanitarian law to protect civilians, institutions and medical teams."