Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that two Palestinian fighters were killed, earlier on Wednesday, and at least five residents were wounded, in Israeli attacks targeting the coastal region. Six Palestinians have been killed since Monday and at least 12 have been injured.Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, spokesperson the Ministry of Health, reported that Luâ€™ay Abdul-Hakim Abu Jarad, 25, was killed, and four Palestinians were wounded when an Israeli drone fired missiles into the Ash-Shaimaâ€™ area, in Beit Lahia
Abu Jarad is a member of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement.
On Wednesday morning, a Palestinian fighter was killed, and two others were injured, when the Israeli army bombarded an area east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Also, a Qassam fighter, identified as Ismail At-Tally, was killed and four Palestinians were wounded when the army bombarded As-Salateen area, northwest of the Gaza Strip. One of the wounded residents is in a serious condition, and two suffered moderate injuries.
The Palestinian Information Center reported that an Israeli drone fired a missile targeting fighters of the Salah Ed-Deen Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, killing one fighter identified as Mohammad Ash-Sheikh, 22, and wounding two others.
One of the Israeli missiles targeted a power grid completely destroying it leading power outages in several areas.
Furthermore, several fighters survived an assassination attempt after the Israeli Air Force targeted them with a missile in the Az-Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza City.
On Tuesday evening, the armed assassinated a Palestinian fighter of the Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas, in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Three fighters were injured.
The latest Israeli military escalation brings the total of Palestinians killed since Monday to six, while at least 12 Palestinians were wounded, some seriously.