Israel-Hamas war: Jordan air-drops vital medical aid in Gaza


King Abdullah II said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, that Jordan’s air force personnel had air-dropped urgent medical aid to a Jordanian field hospital in Gaza early on Monday.

“Our fearless air force personnel air-dropped at midnight urgent medical aid to the Jordanian field hospital in Gaza,” he said.

“This is our duty to aid our brothers and sisters injured in the war on Gaza,” the king said, adding: “We will always be there for our Palestinian brethren.”

Last week, Jordan announced that it had recalled its ambassador to Israel and told theIsraeli ambassador to stay away in protest at the saying the military operation has caused .

Meanwhile, fighting in Gaza enters its 31st day on Monday. 

Israel has said at least 240 hostages were captured by in its October 7 attacks in southern Israel. Over 1,400 people were killed in the attacks, according to Israeli figures.

Since then, Israel has regularly bombarded the Gaza Strip and sent in ground troops. The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza has said more than 9,770 people have been killed, around two-thirds of them women and children.

Hamas is classified as a terrorist organization by the European Union as well as Germany, Israel and the United States among other countries.

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