27 May 2024 01:18 AM

SIS: Increasing aid trucks to Gaza to more than 300 per day

Sunday، 07 April 2024 - 05:03 PM

Egypt has decided to increase the number of trucks of humanitarian food and medical aid and subsistence supplies for the Palestinian brothers in the Gaza Strip, starting from today, Sunday, to the number of at least 300 trucks per day, entering the Strip from the Egyptian side through the Rafah crossing in accordance with the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi,Head of State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan stated.

Rashwan added that the number of aid trucks that entered from the Egyptian side into the areas of northern Gaza, during the passing days of Ramadan, reached 322 trucks of various humanitarian and relief shipments.

He explained that the number of trucks that entered the Gaza Strip since the start of the bloody Israeli aggression against the brothers in Gaza from the Rafah crossing reached 19,354 trucks, carrying 19,952 tons of medical supplies, 10,435 tons of fuel, 123,453 tons of food, and 26,692 tons of water, 44,103 other relief materials, 2,023 tons of tents and tarpaulins, and 123 equipped ambulances.

In addition to the above, there are 3,764 injured and sick people entered Egypt from the Gaza Strip for treatment, along with 6,191 companions, 66,759 foreign nationals and dual nationals, as well as 6,330 Egyptians.

Rashwan concluded his statements by reiterating Egypt’s insistence on continuing its utmost efforts to accelerate the transfer of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, and to constantly strive to increase it to the required and appropriate extent, to help the brothers in the Gaza Strip in facing the aggravation of the serious and unprecedented humanitarian crisis they have been suffering from since the start of the Israeli aggression against them, six months ago.


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