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#humanitarian crisis

The United Nations (UN) shelter in Khan Younis, housing displaced Palestinians, was hit by Israeli tank fire on Wednesday 24 January.   The UN reports "mass casualties," with at least nine people killed and 75 injured.  Israel denies responsibility for the attack, and suggests that Hamas may have initiated the shelling. However, the UN has condemned the incident, asserting that the compound was clearly marked as a UN facility, and its coordinates were shared with Israeli authorities.  Due to the…