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Unprecedented Violence: WCK Convoy Attacked and Staff Killed in Gaza

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
Employee of World Central Kitchen dies in Gaza

On Tuesday night, a World Central Kitchen (WCK) convoy was inadvertently shot at by Israel while delivering food aid in the Gaza Strip. The attack resulted in the death of seven WCK staff members and temporarily suspended their relief work in the region.

The Israeli army claimed responsibility for the attack and expressed condolences to the families of the victims, promising a thorough investigation into the incident. WCK, founded by former Michelin chef José Andrés, has been providing food aid in war and crisis areas since 2010. The organization’s employees killed in the incident were from Australia, Poland, Great Britain, the US, and Palestine.

The death of WCK employees has led to calls for accountability from various countries, including Australia and Poland. The EU and USA have also urged Israel to clarify the incident. In response, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Israel is taking steps to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.

WCK’s work in providing relief supplies to Gaza by sea has been put on hold following the attack. The organization had previously coordinated aid deliveries to the region and shipped food supplies from Cyprus to Gaza. However, with WCK’s activities suspended due to safety concerns following

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