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Sick and injured in Gaza seek help during attack on Rafah

Souad Zohair, 73, is kept alive by kidney dialysis three days a week at a hospital in Rafah, which has been closed by Israel’s latest offensive. Her daughter took her along the dangerous coastal road to the last hospital in the Gaza Strip that still has functioning dialysis machines.

In a crowded room, her blood dripped through tubes from her hand into the machine. Today she will live.

“This is the only remaining hospital (for dialysis) serving the entire Gaza Strip and serving approximately 1,000 remaining patients with kidney failure,” said Dr. Saeed Khattab, head of the renal department at Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza. Gaza.

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