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From Life-Saving Medicines To Disaster Relief, India Sends Humanitarian Aid To Palestine As War Enters Day 16

Amid escalating Israel-Hamas war, India today sent medical aid and disaster relief material to Palestinians in Gaza. The war, in its 16th day Sunday, is the deadliest of five Gaza wars for both sides. 

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India sends Humanitarian aid to the people of Palestine
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Amid escalating Israel-Hamas war, India today sent medical aid and disaster relief material to Palestinians in Gaza. The war, in its 16th day Sunday, is the deadliest of five Gaza wars for both sides. 

An IAF C-17 flight carrying nearly 6.5 tonnes of medical aid and 32 tonnes of disaster relief material for the people of Palestine departed for El-Arish airport in Egypt on Sunday morning. The material includes essential life-saving medicines, surgical items, tents, sleeping bags, tarpaulins, sanitary utilities, water purification tablets among other necessary items.

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The prime minister told the Palestine Authority President that New Delhi will continue to send humanitarian assistance for people in Palestine.

“Spoke to the President of the Palestinian Authority H.E. Mahmoud Abbas. Conveyed my condolences at the loss of civilian lives at the Al Ahli Hospital in Gaza. We will continue to send humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people. Shared our deep concern at the terrorism, violence and deteriorating security situation in the region. Reiterated India's long-standing principled position on the Israel-Palestine issue," PM Modi wrote on X. 

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