Palestinian medical sources and eyewitnesses in Gaza reported that one child was killed after midnight Saturday night, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The sources stated identified the child as Ibrahim Al Thagheedy, 12, from Al Jneina neighborhood, south of Rafah, three civilians were injured in the strike.

The child and and three injured residents were sitting in front of a house in the neighborhood when the missile was fired at them.

Seventeen residents, including five children, were killed in Al Shouka neighborhood in Rafah since Thursday, one of the children is a three-day old infant.