Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported on Monday
afternoon that two Palestinians were killed in two separate Israeli
military attacks in Gaza city and Beit Lahia.  At least four residents
were injured in Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

One fighter of the Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, was killed in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, when the Israeli air  force targeted fighters of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas; at least four residents were injured.

In a press release, the Al Qassam brigades identified the fighter was identified as Mahmoud Taha, 31. He was killed east of Al Tuffah neighborhood in Gaza City.

In Beit Lahia, one resident identified as Ala' Tawfiq Siyam, 24, was shot and killed by Israeli troops stationed at the border line with the Gaza Strip. Siyam was standing near the American School in the town.

Moreover, local sources reported that four Palestinians were injured after the Israeli air force fired one missile at fighters in Al Qarm area, east of Jabalia. The four were moved to Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.

The army also fired several shells at Jabal Al Rayyes area east of Gaza City as several tanks and military vehicles attempted to advance and were met by fierce resistance, local sources reported.

Earlier on Monday, two children were killed after the Israeli air force fired a missile at a vehicle driving beside a school bus; nine children, and one teacher, were also injured in the attack.

The two were identified as Mohammad Ahmad Ashour, 16, and Ramzi Al Sharafi, 15. The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported that the injured children are 10 – 13 year-old.

At least fifty-four residents have been killed since the Israeli army started its military offensive “Autumn Clouds” six days ago, more than 300 were injured, dozens seriously.