IDF Denies Intentional Harm to Civilians in Gaza Aid Chaos, Promises Investigation

By Yoni Weiss

In this screen grab taken from video and released by the IDF on Thursday, Palestinians surround aid trucks in northern Gaza. (IDF via AP)

IDF spokesperson Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari dismissed the claim that Israeli troops intentionally harmed civilians during the chaotic aid distribution in Gaza.

He said that Israel will present its findings on the incident, where over 100 Palestinians were reported killed. According to the IDF, casualties resulted from a crush for food aid, and they fired at individuals approaching them in a threatening manner.

Hagari emphasized that it was a humanitarian operation and denies intentional harm to the convoy or people, calling the claim “baseless.” He said that the IDF is conducting a thorough investigation and will present its findings.

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