Australia confirms death of aid worker in Gaza, demands accountability from Israel

Published on 2 Apr 2024 12:53:53 PM

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Tuesday (April 2) confirmed the death of Australian aid worker Lalzawmi "Zomi" Frankcom and said his government had contacted Israel to demand those responsible be held accountable.

Albanese said innocent civilians and those doing humanitarian work needed to be protected and reiterated his call for a sustainable ceasefire in Gaza along with more aid to help those suffering from "tremendous deprivation."