Israel accuses 190 United Nations officials in Gaza of involvement in the Hamas attack

Israeli intelligence accused more than 190 officials of United Nations relief agencies of involvement in the movements of armed groups in Gaza. This includes the Shamas group.

According to a Reuters news agency report dated January 29, 2024, they viewed a six-page document from the Israeli intelligence agency. The employee was accused. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has identified more than 190 people, including teachers, working for Hamas and the Islamic Jihad armed group.

The Palestinian Authority responded to Israel, saying: He published false information to discredit the UNRWA, and he came out to admit it. They expelled many officials. The facts of this allegation are being investigated

The Israeli documents listed the names and photos of 11 defendants, one of whom was a school counselor. He is accused of helping his son kidnap a woman. During the mass attack launched by Hamas on Israeli territory on October 7, 2023, which left more than 1,200 dead and 253 kidnapped.

A Palestinian social worker working for UNRWA who participated in transporting the bodies of fallen Israeli soldiers to Gaza was also charged. And cooperate in providing pickup trucks and weapons used by armed groups in attacks.

Another Palestinian employee was accused of participating in the attack on the village of Beri on the Israeli border. In the October 7 attack, which killed one in 10 villagers, another person who participated in the attack on a military camp in Radim has been charged. East Gaza

The Israeli accusations prompted the United States, the main donor to UNRWA, and many European countries to immediately stop funding. An UNRWA spokesman said they were unable to comment because the matter was under investigation by the United Nations.

However, national funding by sponsors stopped. They said on Monday that this has a serious impact on UNRWA operations. The organization will be able to manage operations in Gaza and other areas. In the region only until the end of February. If you don't get financing again

Incidentally, UNRWA was created to help refugees in the 1948 war during the establishment of Israel. It provides education, health and assistance services to Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, and serves about two-thirds of the Gaza Strip's population of 2.3 million people.

But Israel has accused and UNRWA officials have always accused it of involvement in armed attacks against Israel, a charge that UNRWA has always denied.

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