Article Image

IPFS News Link • Israel - Palestine

Worse than Dresden 1945: Israel's Gaza rampage leaves 75% of buildings damaged or destroyed

• Arab News

JEDDAH: Israel's seven-month bombardment of Gaza has caused more destruction than the controversial firebombing of the German city of Dresden near the end of the Second World War, analysts of satellite images said on Tuesday.

Nearly 75 percent of buildings in Gaza City have been damaged or destroyed, five hospitals have been completely destroyed, fewer than one in three hospitals are even partially functioning, 408 schools out of 563 have been damaged and 53 completely destroyed, and more than 60 percent of mosques have been reduced to rubble.