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UN chief condemns Israeli shelling of UN compound

UN chief condemns Israeli shelling of UN compound

The U.N. chief says he has expressed "strong protest and outrage" to Israel over the shelling of a U.N. compound in Gaza City
Ban Ki-moon is demanding an investigation into Thursday's shelling. He says Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has told him it was a "grave mistake."
Israeli shells damaged the international organization's headquarters in Gaza City, according to witnesses and U.N. officials. U.N. spokesman Chris Gunness says at least three people were wounded.
Israel launched an offensive against Hamas in Gaza on Dec. 27.


Updated : 2021-02-25 22:19 GMT+08:00