News Middle East crisis

Israel attacks Red Cross ambulances

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7561.217-a (Published 27 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:217
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    The first reports of attacks on Lebanese medical staff emerged last weekend, as Israeli aircraft destroyed two Lebanese Red Cross ambulances that were bringing wounded civilians to the Najm Hospital in Tyre.


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    Ahmad Ali, whose legs were amputated at a Beirut hospital after Israeli planes hit Blida, in southern Lebanon (left), and a man in Sieff Hospital in Israel being treated for shock after rocket attacks in Safed

    Credit: AHIKAM SERI/PANOS AND AP

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