Egypt receives humanitarian aid planes from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Oman en route to Gaza

Ahram Online , Friday 24 Nov 2023

Egypt received 3 humanitarian aid planes from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Oman at El-Arish Airport, en route to the Gaza Strip, according to media reports.

Rafah crossing
People stand in front of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing during the first hours of a four-day truce in the battles between Israel and Hamas militants, on November 24, 2023. AFP


In the early hours of Friday morning, with the onset of the humanitarian ceasefire, Egypt facilitated the passage of fuel trucks and dispatched two ambulances to the Gaza Strip via the Rafah border crossing, according to informed sources cited by Al-Qahera News TV channel.

The Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) also confirmed that they received two ambulances and 85 trucks laden with humanitarian aid from the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) through the Rafah crossing.

These trucks are loaded with vital supplies such as food, water, medical equipment, and medicine.

Moreover, Egypt received 17 injured Palestinians from Gaza through Rafah for medical treatment in Egyptian hospitals.

In the preceding hours, 15 injured Palestinians accompanied by their escorts were also received at the Rafah crossing.

The King Salman Relief Center announced the arrival of two relief planes at Arish International Airport, transporting four ambulances out of a total of twenty intended for the injured Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

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