Egyptian hospitals still receiving Gaza wounded
Published Thursday 22/11/2012 (updated) 23/11/2012 12:59
A bomb is seen landing during what witnesses said an Israeli
airstrike in Gaza City Nov. 21. (Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah)
EL-ARISH, Egypt (Ma'an) -- Two Palestinians critically wounded in Israel's assault on the Gaza Strip were taken to hospitals in Egypt on Thursday.
Ahmad Saed, 13, and Nidal Hussien, 37, were transferred through Rafah crossing, a Ma'an reporter said.
Egyptian hospitals in Sinai's el-Arish and in Cairo are treating 37 Palestinians wounded in Israeli attacks.
One Palestinian, Ahmad Daghmash, died el-Arish hospital died on Tuesday. He was wounded in an airstrike no Tel al-Hawa neighborhood in Gaza City.
Medical teams in el-Arish, Rafah, Sheikh Zuweid and Bir al-Abd hospitals were ready to receive patients from Gaza from the first morning of Israel's war on the enclave.
Sinai's Al-Ismailiya hospital was put on emergency standby on Thursday morning and ambulances were dispatched to wait for the wounded.