Tragedy struck in central Gaza City as the Greek Orthodox Saint Porphyrius Church compound became the latest target of an Israeli air attack on Thursday night. The terrible Israeli airstrike on this historic church has killed eight people and injured hundreds more.
The terrible attack on the Saint Porphyrius Church in Gaza’s al-Zaytoun neighborhood claimed the lives of women and children, according to the Palestinian news agency Wafa.
International condemnation of the strike, which took place in the center of Gaza, has been expressed. For decades, the Greek Orthodox Saint Porphyrius Church has served as a communal icon of spiritual solace because of its historical and religious significance. Many people are horrified and saddened by the loss of this revered landmark.
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have not yet issued an official statement about the incident. A swift end to hostilities and an impartial investigation into what truly transpired in this calamity have been urged by the international community, including the United Nations.
This horrific occurrence exacerbates regional conflict, leaving Gaza’s citizens to cope with unfathomable loss and damage in their pursuit of safety and security.
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