Did Israel intentionally target a World Central Kitchen convoy in Gaza?

World Central Kitchen is known for feeding people around the world. Why did Israel open fire on its workers?

People gather around the carcass of a car used by US-based aid group World Central Kitchen, that was hit by an Israeli strike the previous day in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip on April 2, 2024
People gather around the wreck of a car used by the US-based aid group World Central Kitchen that was one of three hit by Israeli air strikes on April 1, 2024, in Deir el-Balah in the central Gaza Strip [AFP]

An investigation by Al Jazeera’s Sanad verification agency has found that Israeli drones intentionally hit three vehicles carrying members of the charity group World Central Kitchen. The killing of these aid workers adds to a death toll of hundreds of Palestinian aid workers killed since the start of Israel’s war on Gaza.

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Source: Al Jazeera