Deaths at aid delivery site in Gaza draw condemnation

Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip opened fire on Palestinians scrambling for food aid on Thursday in a chaotic incident that the health ministry in the Hamas-run territory said killed more than 100 people.Though there were conflicting reports on how the pre-dawn incident unfolded, the Israeli military said a “stampede” occurred when thousands of Gazans surrounded a convoy of 38 aid trucks, leading to dozens of deaths and injuries, including some people being run over.An Israeli source said troops had opened fire on the crowd, believing it “posed a threat

Reactions to the deaths of more than 100 people during a chaotic incident in Gaza City have been pouring in. There remain conflicting reports on how the pre-dawn incident unfolded, the Israeli military said a “stampede” occurred when thousands of Gazans surrounded a convoy of 38 aid trucks, leading to dozens of deaths and injuries.An Israeli source told AFP troops had opened fire on the crowd, believing it “posed a threat”.

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