UN launches probe into unidentified strike that killed its Indian staffer in Rafah

The United Nations has launched an investigation into an unidentified strike on a UN car in Rafah on Monday that killed its first international staffer in Gaza since October 7, a spokesperson for the UN Secretary General says.

The staff member, retired Indian Army officer Waibhav Anil Kale, was working with the UN Department of Safety and Security and was on route to the European Hospital in Rafah along with a colleague, who was also injured in the attack.

It is unclear whether Israeli forces or terror operatives opened fire at the UN car. The Israel Defense Forces has said it is looking into the incident.

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