Israel21c reported on Sunday that Israel has set up a field hospital outside of Gaza to help treat Gazans injured in the course of Operation Preventive Edge.
Israel Defense Forces Chief of General Staff Benny Gantz confirmed reports Sunday afternoon that the IDF is going to set up a field hospital near the Erez Crossing at 8 p.m. Sunday evening to treat wounded Palestinians.
Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Major Yoav Mordechai said that the field hospital will treat mainly women, children and the elderly hurt during the current war in Gaza. In addition, he said in a statement, those whose injuries require additional care can be transferred to Israeli hospitals.
In addition to the hospital, Israel has continued to provide humanitarian aid to Gaza.
While Hamas continues its attacks, tons of goods are reaching Palestinians in Gaza from Israel. pic.twitter.com/wt0cVeQ8F8
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) July 21, 2014
In contrast, Hamas uses ambulances to transport its terrorists from location to location.
We caught Hamas terrorists using an ambulance to travel in Gaza http://t.co/AnmcdTKtFn
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) July 22, 2014
[Photo: Israel Defense Forces / Flickr ]