NewsWorld

UNRWA: We hope that the ceasefire in Gaza will last

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Gaza Strip (UNRWA) is still on high alert and hopes the ceasefire will last, the director of UNRWA’s operations in the Gaza Strip said.

The UN official said in a statement issued Friday, seen by Anatolia: “We hope that the ceasefire agreement reached to end the two-day escalation between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip.”

“It is totally unacceptable that civilians, especially children, lose their lives in such a horrific way; these are children who should be studying, enjoying their childhood and preparing for the future.”

“What causes suffering is not only that innocent civilians have been killed or seriously injured, but that we have to acknowledge and address the psychosocial effects as well as the constant fears and shocks these escalations have on the population,” he said.

From dawn Tuesday until dawn Thursday, the Israeli army launched a military operation in Gaza, which began with the assassination of a senior commander in the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, Baha Abu al-Atta and his wife.

A ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad was announced Thursday morning, two days after Israel launched a military operation that left 34 martyrs, including eight children and three women, and wounded 111 others.

Online:

This article is written and prepared by our foreign editors writing for OBSERVATORY NEWS from different countries around the world – material edited and published by OBSERVATORY staff in our newsroom.

Our Standards, Terms of Use: Standard Terms And Conditions.

OBSERVATORY — Breaking news source, real-time coverage of the world’s events, life, politics, money, business, finance, economy, markets, war and conflict zones.

Contact us: [email protected]

Stay connected with Observatory and Observatory Newsroom, also with our online services and never lost the breaking news stories happening around the world.

Support The OBSERVATORY from as little as $1 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.

We are OBSERVATORY — the only funding and support we get from people – we are categorically not funded by any political party, any government somewhere or from any grouping that supports certain interests – the only support that makes OBSERVATORY possible came from you.