Thursday, February 4, 2010

PRCS Medical Teams targetted in 455 Israeli attacks in 2009

PRCS: We were the target of 455 Israeli attacks in 2009

EL-BIREH, (PIC)-- The Palestinian red crescent society (PRCS) announced on Tuesday that its medical teams were the targets of 455 Israeli attacks in 2009 including shooting and physical assaults.

A PRCS report said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired 15 times at its ambulance vehicles in the West Bank and Gaza Strip killing one of the volunteers in Gaza and wounding ten others in addition to damaging 22 ambulance vehicles.

It added that the IOF troops obstructed its teams on 440 occasions while carrying casualties and patients to hospitals and clinics.

The PRCS said that the IOF troops fired phosphorous bombs at its Nour society in downtown Gaza city inflicting severe material damage during the war on Gaza.

The society said that the IOF practices are in blatant violation of the international laws topped by the fourth Geneva Convention.

also read:
Goldstone member to EI: Gaza ambulance shelled "point blank"

Desmond Travers, member of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict led by Judge Richard Goldstone, responds to the description of an attack on an ambulance by means of a "dart bomb" to The Electronic Intifada.

[Press TV News] Palestinian Red Crescent Says Israel Launched Over 455 Attacks On Medical Teams

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has said that Israel launched over 455 attacks on it's medical teams in 2009. Full Report. February 03, 2010 at 2300GMT

Palestine Video - A Palestine Vlog

No comments: