Aid agencies report horrific scenes in Gaza

Aid agencies working out of Gaza have called for an end to hostilities as they attempt to provide humanitarian aid under chaotic and dangerous conditions, writes Irris Makler in Jerusalem

10th January, 2009

The United Nations is adding its voice to calls for the investigation of an incident in which wounded Palestinians were left for days without treatment in Gaza city.

Yesterday, Israel pressed on with its offensive and defied a call from the UN to end the war. Islamic group Hamas also fired more rockets into the Jewish state.

Medics from the International Red Cross said they found the bodies of 12 dead Palestinians in one house...

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