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Jordan, other countries airdrop aid into war-torn Gaza

By JT - Mar 17,2024 - Last updated at Mar 17,2024

The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, in cooperation with other countries, on Friday and Saturday carries out eleven airdrops on the Gaza Strip (JAF photo)

AMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), in cooperation with other countries, on Saturday carried out five airdrops of id into the war-torn Gaza Strip.

These airdrops were carried out in cooperation with Brunei, in response to the humanitarian duty and as part of the ongoing efforts of Jordan to support the steadfastness of the Palestinians and alleviate the repercussions of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The operation, which targeted northern Gaza, involved the participation of two C130 aircraft from the Royal Jordanian Air Force, including one that delivered emergency medical aid to the Jordan field hospital Gaza 77, one aircraft from the US, one from Egypt and one aircraft from Germany, Petra reported.

JAF reiterated that it is still sending aid via an air bridge to supply humanitarian and medical supplies, whether by flights from Marka Airport towards Egypt’s El Arish International Airport, airdrops on the Gaza Strip, or land aid convoys.

This endeavour is part of Jordan’s continuous efforts to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians in the besieged strip and support them in light of the difficult circumstances imposed by the Israeli war on Gaza since October 7.

The JAF has conducted 46 airdrops outbreak of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, in addition to 68 airdrops conducted jointly with other countries.

The US, Egypt, France, the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Brunei have participated in airdrops of air into Gaza.

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