Israel-Palestine War / India is continuously helping Palestine - sent Air Force's C17 for the second time

Zoom News : Nov 19, 2023, 07:30 PM
Israel-Palestine War: India has once again sent huge help to the people of Gaza. On Sunday, the second C17 aircraft of the Indian Air Force left for Egypt's El-Arish airport carrying 32 tonnes of aid material for the people affected by the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar reiterated India's commitment to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Palestine.

The medical shipment sent by India included 38 tonnes of relief material, which included essential items like medicines, blankets and tents. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the recent shipment included essential life-saving medicines, surgical items and other essential supplies. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson also said that India is planning to send additional humanitarian aid to the affected civilians in the region.

India's emphasis on avoiding civilian casualties in Gaza

India has consistently stressed the importance of avoiding civilian casualties during military operations in Gaza. India advocates adherence to humanitarian law and supports efforts to provide relief to people caught in the conflict. After the attack on Gaza's Al-Ahli Hospital, India had sent 30 tonnes of relief material to Egypt, which has been delivered to the people of Gaza.

C17 leaves for Egypt with 32 tons of relief material

“India has sent humanitarian aid to the people of Palestine,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said after India earlier sent emergency aid to Gazans. “An IAF C-17 flight is carrying approximately 6.5 tonnes more medical aid to Egypt.” He said that 32 tons of disaster relief material for the people of Palestine left for Egypt's El-Arish airport. He said that India has always emphasized the need to avoid civilian casualties in the ongoing military operations in Gaza. He said humanitarian law must be followed, and any efforts to provide humanitarian relief to people caught in the conflict should be encouraged.