Human Rights Watch Says Palestinian Misfired Rocket Caused Gaza Hospital Blast

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On October 17, an explosion rocked Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza. Human Rights Watch, after a thorough investigation, announced on Sunday that the explosion was likely caused by a misfired rocket typically used by Palestinian factions.

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The conclusion was based on a comprehensive analysis incorporating photos, videos, satellite imagery, and interviews with witnesses and experts in the field.

However, the findings have been met with skepticism from Hamas, the governing body in Gaza. In a statement, Hamas categorically rejected the report, accusing Human Rights Watch of displaying bias toward Israel.

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