Medical aid convoy lands in Gaza

[ 07/07/2011 – 09:36 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– A medical aid convoy sent by the Arab Medical Union has delivered some five tons of aid to the Gaza Strip after landing on Wednesday.

The convoy, headed by the AMU emergency committee secretary-general Ibrahim al-Za’faraani, entered through Rafah crossing on the Strip’s border with Egypt.

On board were 24 drugs which ran out in the Strip. The total value of the shipment is 290,000 dollars.

The Gaza Strip has been suffering a medical crisis due to Israel’s siege. Dozens of medicines and medical consumables have been out of stock there.



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