Palestinian medical sources stated on Saturday at night that one
resident was killed and at least two were injured after the Israeli
army fired shells at Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza
Strip. Death toll rises to 49 since Israeli carried it “Autumn
Clouds”offensive in the Gaza Strip.
A medical source at Kamal Adwan Hospital in Beit Hanoun identified the resident as Mazin Hani Shbat, 21.
Eyewitnesses reported that Shbat was shot and killed by a sharpshooter shortly after the the under-cover forces released him after detaining him for a period of time.
At least 49 Palestinians, including children and women, were killed in since Israel carried its ongoing offensive in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday.
Moreover, Israeli soldiers shelled, on Sunday at dawn, with heavy artillery several houses east of Gaza City causing damage to several houses.
Dozens of families fled their homes fearing additional shelling.
Israeli attack on Beit Hanoun continues: 9 killed Saturday, including teenage sisters
Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies, Saturday, 04 November 2006 23:41
An Israeli sniper stationed on an occupied rooftop in the Palestinian
town of Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, shot and killed two
teenage sisters Saturday evening, as well as a 22-year old man, making
the death toll 48 since the invasion began on Wednesday.
sources identified the three latest casualties as Alaa Nasser 15, her
sister Israa 18, and Ammar Omer, 22, all of Beit Hanoun.
The city remains under attack by massive Israeli military force, and no one is being allowed out of their homes. Israeli soldiers and snipers have been firing indiscriminately at local residents who have attempted to scavenge for food and water during the closure, according to local sources. Forty-eight people, including children, women and medical relief workers have been killed by Israeli gunfire, tank shells and missiles, and 240 have been wounded, many of them seriously.
Six Palestinians, including two brothers, killed on Saturday
Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies – Saturday, 04 November 2006, 14:41
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that six Palestinians, including two brothers who were killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip. Number of Palestinians killed since Israel launched its “Autumn Clouds” in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning rises to 45.
Medical source in Jabalia reported that two brothers, identified as Issa And Ali Mohammad Al Na'ouq were killed in Izbit Abed Rabbu, east of Jabalia.
Four Palestinians were killed on Saturday before noon in the same area. One member of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, was among the killed; three residents were injured.
The fighter was identified as Ra'ed Siyam, 30, the three other residents were seriously injured.
Moreover, rescue teams managed to uncover the body or Marwan Abu Harbeed, 46, from Beit Hanoun. Abu Rahbeeb died under the rubble of his house after it was shelled by the army.
Also, dozens of residents appealed rescue teams to locate the body of another resident who was also buried under the rubble of one of the houses in Beit Hanoun. The resident is from Adwan family, he was killed more than 36 hours ago.
In a separate attack, at least five residents were injured, two seriously, when the Israeli army shelled with heavy artillery Izbit Abed Rabbu in Beit Hanoun.
Earlier on Saturday morning, the Israeli air force fired missile at a vehicle that carried fighters of the Al Qassam brigades, one fighter was killed.
The fighter was identified as Lu'ay Al Bornu, head of Qassam cell, two fighters were seriously injured in the attack.
Also, Mohammad Farouq Al Bornu, 32, from Al Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza was killed after the Israeli air force fired a missile at his vehicle.
Ibrahim Al Basyouni, 19, member of the AL Qassam Brigades, was also killed earlier on Saturday in Izbit Abed Rabbu, in Beit Hanoun.
Israeli military sources reported that one soldier was seriously injured in exchanges of fire with fighters in Beit Hanoun.