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Israel attacking hospitals, Palestinian health ministry says

Palestinian health minister May al-Kaila said in a statement that Israeli forces are increasingly targeting hospitals, medical staff and ambulance units.

Kaila said Israeli forces raided the Jenin Public Hospital and opened fire, leaving three people wounded. They also raided the Ibn Sina Hospital, she added.

"This aggression is an affront to international law and [demonstrates] an insistence on killing [Palestinians]," she said.

Israeli forces also targeted the public hospital with tear gas canisters on Tuesday afternoon, according to local media, with videos showing people fleeing from the facility as smoke billowed around the building.

The Khalil Suleiman and Amal hospitals were also attacked.

Kaila said the Israeli military has repeatedly obstructed and prevented Palestinian ambulance crews from reaching the wounded.