Hospitals and graves have run out of room during the ongoing conflict involving Hamas and Israel. Health authorities have reportedly begun storing bodies of Palestinian casualties in ice cream trucks.
Graphic reports show medics in Gaza carrying the remains of Palestinian civilians slain in the conflict onto commercial ice cream trucks, which feature smiling children in their advertisements.
Dr. Yasser Ali of the Shuhada Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir Al-Balah explained that the hospital morgue can only accept ten bodies, so they used ice-cream freezers to preserve the vast number of “martyrs.”
Ali pointed out that Gaza would run out of ways to transfer the dead, even with the improvised mobile morgues.
More than 2,300 individuals, including roughly 250 children, have been killed in Gaza, according to health authorities there. These deaths were caused by Israel’s retaliatory air attacks against Hamas militants.
Ten thousand more Palestinians have been injured, and medical facilities are already at capacity.
Health professionals are worried that civilian fatalities will rise as the battle escalates, with Israel telling hundreds of thousands to evacuate Gaza ahead of an anticipated ground assault to eliminate Hamas.
After Hamas terrorists attacked Israel and massacred almost 1,300 people in a surprise attack, the Israeli government has pledged revenge against the Hamas terrorists who run Gaza.
Over 50 Americans were reportedly killed, and at least dozens are still missing. According to reports, Hamas abducted over 150 persons.
Reports show the number of bodies arriving at the Shura military camp in central Israel has outpaced the rabbis’ ability to identify them. Hundreds of men, women, and children are lined up in body bags on the racks of cold storage trucks. When the members of the identification team need a break between shifts, they sit on plastic stools beside the trucks and smoke. The stench of death is so pungent that they must wear protective gas masks.
The Israeli army has started fingerprint, DNA, biometric, and tooth databases to speed up the victim identification process. The public is asked to provide DNA if they are missing any close relatives.