American doctors stranded in Gaza hospital due to border closure

The Washington Post May 14, 2024, 07:00 AM UTC

Summary: Intensifying conflict in southern Gaza has trapped a team of international doctors, including 10 Americans, in a hospital near Rafah. Israel closed the Rafah crossing on May 7, hindering aid workers' exit. A UN staff member was killed in an attack on a vehicle marked with a UN flag. The doctors' departure is uncertain, jeopardizing their safety and that of critically wounded Palestinian patients.

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    Australian doctor in Gaza pleads for evacuation amid crisis (The Guardian)
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    35 international doctors trapped in Gaza by Israeli assault (The Associated Press)
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