Israel has denied Human Rights Watch and aid agencies entry to the Gaza Strip as Palestinians grapple with a shortage of vital supplies.
Israeli officials on Wednesday refused to allow prominent European medical teams and Human Rights Watch representatives to cross the border into the beleaguered strip.
Gazans, meanwhile, are in dire need of humanitarian aid following a three-week long Israeli onslaught on the costal sliver, said Press TV correspondent Akram al-Sattari at the Rafah border crossing.
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Gaza hospitals are also running out of fuel supplies while they had to take measures to continue providing service to the thousands of people who have been injured in Israeli attacks.
According to our correspondent, only four truck loads of aid supplies have so far crossed the border into the Gaza Strip.