UAE, Egypt airdrops deliver over 2,000 tonnes of aid into Gaza


The total amount of aid delivered by airdrop into Gaza since the launch of the "Birds of Goodness" campaign, a UAE and Egyptian initiative, has reached 2,025 tonnes, the Joint Operations Command of the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.

It followed the successful completion of the 32nd operation, which delivered 87 tonnes of humanitarian aid to isolated areas in northern Gaza.

Five aircraft, including two C17s from the UAE Air Force and two C295s and one C130 aircraft from the Egyptian Air Force, participated.

Supplies included essential food items alongside special Eid parcels for families which contained clothes, toys, sweets, and various other products.

It brings the total amount of aid sent by the UAE to northern Gaza to 2,395 tonnes, including both land shipments through the Kerem Shalom crossing and airdrops.

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