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Warning: This episode contains descriptions of injuries and death.

As Israel’s war on Hamas enters its sixth week, hospitals in Gaza have found themselves on the front lines. Hospitals have become a refuge for the growing number of civilians fleeing the violence, but one that has become increasingly dangerous as Israel’s military targets what it says are Hamas fighters hiding inside and beneath them.

Today, three doctors working in the Gaza Strip describe what the war looks like from inside their hospitals and what they are doing to keep up with the flood of patients.

  • Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah, Dr. Suhaib Alhamss and Dr. Ebraheem Matar, three doctors working in the Gaza Strip.

Two men in scrubs, crouched over a man lying on the floor.
Medics treating a wounded Palestinian man on the floor of the Al Aqsa Martyrs hospital in central Gaza.Samar Abu Elouf for The New York Times

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