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

[ 03/02/2010 – 11:14 AM ]
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.


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