New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for the loss of civilian lives in a Gaza hospital bombing during the Israel-Hamas conflict. PM Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to sending humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people in the midst of the ongoing conflict.
During their discussion, PM Modi and President Abbas discussed their concerns about the escalating violence, terrorism, and deteriorating security situation in the region. PM Modi also reiterated India’s longstanding principled position on the Israel-Palestine issue.
The Israel-Hamas conflict intensified when Hamas launched a surprise attack on October 7, prompting Israel to declare war on Hamas and carry out retaliatory airstrikes targeting Hamas operatives and bases in the Gaza Strip. An explosion at a Gaza hospital, resulting in the reported deaths of hundreds of civilians, has drawn strong condemnation from global leaders. While Hamas alleged that an Israeli airstrike caused the tragedy, the Israeli military denied involvement.
Prime Minister Modi expressed shock over the loss of lives in the hospital attack, emphasizing the serious and ongoing concern for civilian casualties during the conflict and calling for accountability for those responsible. For the latest updates on the Israel-Hamas conflict, please stay informed through reliable news sources.