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Rafah crossing receives more Palestinians for treatment in Egyptian hospitals

The Rafah land crossing in North Sinai received a new batch of wounded Palestinians for treatment in Egyptian hospitals.

An official medical source said that the wounded arrived at the crossing on board Palestinian ambulances, where they were transferred to Egyptian ambulances and then transported to the Abu Khalifa Hospital in Ismailia and the Nasser Institute in Cairo for treatment.

According to the source, the Rafah land crossing received 12 wounded people with 10 accompanying them on Thursday.

They were distributed to Al-Arish General Hospitals, Abu Khalifa Hospitals in Ismailia, Al Nahyan Hospitals, and the Nasser Institute in Cairo, via Egyptian ambulances.

The medical team at Al-Arish General Hospital performed 52 surgical operations on Palestinians inside the hospital, with many suffering serious injuries.

Up to 54 Palestinians are currently undergoing treatment in the hospital in the intensive care units under full medical supervision.

In addition, nine people are being transferred to the ophthalmology hospitals in Port Said and the Nasser Institute in Cairo, while nine more have recovered.

The Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced the death of Palestinian citizen Suleiman Atwa Awaid Abu Sneema, 76, on Thursday evening within Egypt, while he was receiving treatment in an Egyptian hospital after arriving via the Rafah land crossing.

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