The court directed that the state as well as police authorities provide detailed information regarding the time period in which the last rites of a body in a morgue are conducted.
“The body bags started and just kept coming and coming and now it’s a graveyard,” Abu Elias Shobaki, a nurse at Shifa, said of the parking lot.
A ground offensive by Israel would likely drive up the Palestinian death toll, which already has outpaced the past four bloody wars between Israel and Hamas.
The decision to raze the building was taken after the SMC said it was old and not safe and that kids were reluctant to attend classes in the school where bodies were kept.
While initially the school staff maintained record of the bodies, they were replaced by some officials of the administration the next morning.