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United Nations warns of potential famine due to fuel shortage as aid supplies cannot be transported to Gaza | Reuters


Transporting aid supplies to the Palestinian autonomous region of Gaza, where the Israeli military is proceeding with a ground invasion, is currently unable to be carried out due to a lack of fuel. This photo was taken on the 17th in southern Gaza, which was attacked. (2023 Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

[Gaza/Jerusalem (Reuters)]- Aid supplies cannot be delivered to the Palestinian autonomous region of Gaza, where the Israeli army is proceeding with a ground invasion, due to a lack of fuel. The United Nations has said Gaza’s citizens face “possible starvation.”

Trucks transporting aid supplies did not arrive in Gaza for two consecutive days on the 15th and 16th. The United Nations announced on the 17th that it was still unable to transport cargo due to fuel shortages and communication problems.

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Gazans faced an “imminent possibility of starvation” as food was not delivered.

Palestinian news agency WAFA reported that many refugees were killed or injured in an attack by Israeli forces near Rafah, a transit point for aid supplies from Egypt. Al Jazeera TV reported that nine people were killed.

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A senior correspondent with nearly 25 years’ experience covering the Palestinian-Israeli conflict including several wars and the signing of the first historic peace accord between the two sides.

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