Monday afternoon, Israeli soldiers fired tank and artillery shells at Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one child while he was standing in front of his house, Palestinian medical sources and eyewitnesses reported. Several resients, including a 5-year old Child, were injured.

A medical source at Kamal Adwan Hospital, in Beit Hanoun, identified the child as Nahedh Mohammad Al Shinbary, 16.

The child was standing in front of his house in Al Farta Street, east of Beit Hanoun. He was first transferred to Beit Hanoun Hospital before he was transferred to Kamal Adwan Hospital due to the seriousness of his condition, but he died if his wounds.

Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers shelled several areas near the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip. Several residents were injured after the shelled landed and detonated in civilian areas. A five-year old child sufered serious injuries, east of Beit Hanoun.

The child was in her house when an Israeli shell struck the buiulding, medical sources reported.

Overnight, soldiers air struck several houses in Gaza city five residents were injured; damage to the shelled houses was reported.

An Israeli military source claimed these houses are used for manufacturing and storing homemade shells.