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Israel's deadly airstrike on World Central Kitchen in Gaza killed aid workers, sparking global outrage. Calls for sanctions, investigations, and explanations followed. The incident strained relations between Israel and other countries, leading to demands for accountability and halting of aid operations in Gaza.

Outrage and condemnation over Israel's killing of aid workers in Gaza.

Fierce condemnation of Biden's weakness and outrage over Israeli strike killing aid workers, sparking unprecedented impact in Israel's conflict.

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On April 3, 2024, a tragic incident occurred in Gaza that involved a deadly airstrike by Israel, resulting in the deaths of seven humanitarian workers from the World Central Kitchen aid group. The airstrike targeted the aid workers' convoy, killing Jacob Flickinger, a dedicated American among the slain individuals [The Independent].

The founder of World Central Kitchen, José Andrés, accused Israel of deliberately targeting the aid workers either individually or by attacking their vehicles, which Israel later admitted was a grave mistake [NY Post]. The incident sparked immediate outrage and condemnation, with demands for Israel to provide a thorough explanation for the deadly attack and calls for sanctions against the nation [The Age].

Following the airstrike, multiple international leaders and organizations, including the Spanish Prime Minister and Britain, expressed dissatisfaction with Israel's explanation and demanded a comprehensive investigation into the incident [The Straits Times]. The situation further strained diplomatic relations, with the UK urging Israel to halt arms sales to prevent further escalations [The Evening Standard]. Reports also indicated that US President Joe Biden faced criticism from both the Democrats and Republicans for his response to the airstrike [NY Post].

As a result of the attack on the humanitarian workers, food aid groups were forced to suspend their operations in Gaza, potentially worsening the already dire humanitarian situation in the region [NPR]. The tragic event has not only led to international condemnation of the Israeli airstrike but has also raised concerns about the safety of humanitarian workers operating in conflict zones and the impact on aid delivery efforts in Gaza [The Guardian].

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