UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting Wednesday on Gaza hospital attack

UN Security Council

Brazil's draft resolution calling for a 'humanitarian pause' in Gaza will be put to a vote during a meeting.

The UN Security Council will convene an emergency meeting on Wednesday to address the attack on Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza. 

According to a statement from a UN spokesperson, the meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. (1400GMT) and will be conducted in an open debate format.

A draft resolution from Brazil calling for a "humanitarian pause" in Gaza will be voted on during the meeting.

Previously, Russia and the United Arab Emirates jointly called for an emergency session of the Security Council.

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