A leaflet lies on the ground dropped by Israeli army planes above Gaza City, asking them to flee to the south of the Strip immediately, on October 13. (Mohammed Talatene/picture-alliance/dpa/AP)
A Cairo physician source says this Israeli warning was received by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Gaza:
WARNING FROM THE IDF:
Residents of Gaza City and all its neighborhoods the IDF has pleaded with you several times to evacuate the to the south of the Gaza Strip, including the shelters and schools, and you have not done so.
To all people staying in at the northern Rimal area [a neighborhood in Gaza City], especially those in the following schools: Rimal Prep. Co-Ed C Tal El – Hawa Prep & Elem boys “A” & “B” Bahrin Elem boys “A” & “B” Tal El- Hawa Elem girls “A” & “B” Tal el – Hawa prep girls We emphasize again that the IDF is operating in the area against Hamas.
Staying in the schools and shelters may not be safe. You must *immediately* leave the shelters and the schools and move to the south of the Gaza Strip (south to Wadi Gaza).