Senior UN official denounces ‘blatant disregard’ in Israel-Hamas war after many UN sites are hit

The Commissioner-General of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, Philippe Lazzarini, speaks Wednesday, during an interview with The Associated Press at the UNRWA headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

BEIRUT — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees told The Associated Press on Wednesday there is no safe haven in besieged Gaza for civilians — not even in U.N. shelters and so-called “safe zones” designated by Israel.