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Chaos and horror inside Gaza's hospitals

The corridors may be dimly lit, but the devastation that has engulfed Gaza's Dar al-Shifa hospital is on full display for the newly arriving wounded to see.

Doctors can be seen trying to navigate through a sea of injured Palestinians being treated on the floors, as groans and screams of pain ring out from different sides of the emergency room.

Hospital workers grab mops and start cleaning the blood-stained floor tiles between the wounded, as the strong smell of chlorine wafts through the air.

"Medical staff are treating the injured on the ground. Literally on the ground," a GP who previously worked at the Shifa hospital in Gaza, told MEE.

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Palestinian medics tend to children wounded by Israeli air strikes at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on 11 October 2023 (AFP)