Gaza, Al Ray - Municipality of Gaza said the Israeli occupation’s targeting of its facilities and staff is a wilful crime.
In a press conference held Sunday, a spokesman of the municipality said that “The municipality is working hard to ensure the access of water to homes, maintain the streets clean, help the ambulance crews, and remove the ruins of the destroyed buildings,”
The wilful attacks on water sources such as groundwater wells in the North governorate and the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza City, as well as the main waste water treatment facility west of Gaza City constitutes a collective punishment, the statement read.
It added: “The [Israeli] ooccupation is seeking to target all sources of life by bombing the headquarters of the municipality, “Al-Sadaqa Garden”, and water collection pools, and destroying over 190 houses completely, and hundreds partially,”
The municipality held the occupation fully responsible for the disruption of its work in Gaza, demanding the international community and human rights organizations to rein in the aggression, and carry out their duties towards the municipalities of the Gaza Strip.
It confirmed that all municipal councils through the Gaza Strip will continue to serve the community, paying a tribute to the municipal employees who are still on their job.