The first of American humanitarian aid into Gaza was airdropped by the U.S. military on Saturday, according to Saturday reports.

U.S. officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity with Reuters, said the airdrop was carried out using three C-130 military planes. Over 35,000 meals were included in the aid.

The Associated Press, which also spoke with U.S. officials, reported that the aid was dropped into Gaza at 8:30 a.m. EST. President Joe Biden announced on Friday that Washington was planning on delivering aid in coordination with Jordan amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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President Joe Biden delivers prepared remarks during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House on March 01, 2024 in Washington, DC. Biden on Friday said the U.S. will begin air-dropping humanitarian aid…

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