Israel Apologizes for Strike that Killed Gaza Aid Workers


JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel is expressing sorrow and apologizing for a mistaken air strike that killed seven aid workers. The military says it’s thoroughly investigating the incident at the highest levels.

Wednesday morning, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi addressed the tragedy that took the lives of a team of international workers from World Central Kitchen (WCK) as they returned from an aid delivery in Gaza.

“I want to be very clear, the strike was not carried out with the intention of harming WCK aid workers,” Halevi said. “It was a mistake that followed a misidentification at night during a war, in very complex conditions. It shouldn’t have happened.”

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