Palestinians drown in off course Gaza aid drop

Al Jazeera
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Gaza’s Hamas-run government media office says 18 Palestinians have been killed while trying to collect desperately-needed aid that was airdropped over northern Gaza.
Twelve people drowned when they went into the sea to retrieve food packages, the other six were trampled to death in “stampedes” when other aid packages landed on the ground, a statement said.
It calls for “an immediate end” to airdrops, calling them “offensive, wrong, inappropriate and useless”.
Video, obtained by Reuters, has emerged of Palestinians rushing to the coast after aid was dropped at a beach near the northern town of Beit Lahia on Monday.
It shows people running as dozens of aid packages attached to parachutes float down near the coast.

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