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World Central Kitchen founder says Israel 'systematically' targeted aid workers in Gaza

Founder of World Central Kitchen celebrity chef Jose Andres told Reuters on Wednesday that an Israeli assault, which resulted in the death of seven food aid workers in Gaza, had "systematically, car by car" targeted them.

Andres said that WCK maintained transparent communication with the Israeli military, adding that the military was informed about the movements of his aid workers.

This was not a "bad luck situation where, 'oops,' we dropped the bomb in the wrong place," Andres said. "Even if we were not in coordination with the [Israel army], no democratic country and no military can be targeting civilians and humanitarians."

Andres said he was supposed to be in Gaza with his team but for different reasons "wasn't able to go back again to Gaza."