US Makes First Airdrop Of Humanitarian Aid Into Gaza

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The United States conducted its first airdrop of humanitarian aid to Gaza on Saturday with the help of the Royal Jordanian Air Force, according to an announcement from the U.S. Central Command (Centcom).

Centcom said that the drop had taken place between 3 and 5 p.m. Gaza time by the “U.S. Air Force and RJAF C-130 aircraft.” The payload consisted of 66 pallets with 38,000 prepared meals that were dropped “along the coastline of Gaza allowing for civilian access to the critical aid.”