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JABALIA BOMBING

EU's Borrell 'appalled' by number of casualties in refugee camp bombing

Palestinians check the destruction in the aftermath of an Israeli strike in the Jabalia camp for Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip, on Nov. 1, 2023. (Credit: Bashar Taleb/AFP)

AMSTERDAM — The European Union's top diplomat Josep Borrell on Wednesday said he was "appalled" by the high number of casualties from the bombing by Israel of a refugee camp in Gaza and called for fighting parties to respect the international rules of war.

"Building on EU Council's clear stance that Israel has the right to defend itself in line with international humanitarian law and ensuring the protection of all civilians, I am appalled by the high number of casualties following the bombing by Israel of the Jabalia refugee camp, " Borrell said in a statement on X. (Reporting by Bart Meijer; editing by Jason Neely)


AMSTERDAM — The European Union's top
diplomat Josep Borrell on Wednesday said he was "appalled" by
the high number of casualties from the bombing by Israel of a
refugee camp in Gaza and called for fighting parties to respect
the international rules of war.
"Building on EU Council's clear stance that Israel has the
right to defend itself in line with...