IDF SPOKESPERSON UPDATE
IDF humanitarian activity in the Gaza Strip throughout the day
Despite the volatile security situation in the Gaza Strip and in spite of the constant threat of attacks on the crossings (an example of which was seen yesterday), the IDF has made special efforts to provide a response to humanitarian needs in the Gaza Strip. On June 19th:
22 containers carrying 200 tons of basic food products and 30 tons of medical supplies passed through the Kerem Shalom crossing into the Gaza Strip.
Five Palestinians seriously injured in infighting in the Gaza Strip in recent days (2 of which were injured in yesterday's terror attack on the crossing) were evacuated through the Erez crossing for medical treatment in Israel, in cooperation with the Red Crescent.
The IDF will continue to assist the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip to the best of its ability, while taking into consideration the security constraints.
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