Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that three
Palestinians were killed on Tuesday evening, and one on resident died
of earlier wounds. Earlier on Wednesday six Palestinians were killed in
several Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip, at least twenty residents
Also, Dr. Jom'a Al Saqqa, head of the Public Relations Office at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza, stated that one resident identified as Bader Faisal, 25, died of wounds sustained on Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. Al Saqqa added that the bodies of two residents were transferred to Kamal Adwan hospital, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
The two were identified as Abdul-Majeed Al Gharbawi, 32, and Mahmoud Abu Habal, 22. Both are members of the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. They died after the army fired artillery shells at an area east of Jabalia.
One Palestinian identified as Usama Mohammad Al Habeel, 30, from Al Shaty' refugee camp, died during clashed with the Israeli army.
Moreover, at least five residents were injured, two seriously in an Israeli shelling to Al Sha'af area, east of Gaza City.
Four more residents were injured, two seriously, in a military shelling to Sha'sha'a area, east of the Jabalia refugee camp, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
At least 64 Palestinians were killed and more than 300 were injured, 50 seriously, since the army carried its military offensive in the Gaza Strip on last Wednesday, November 1, 2006.
Six Palestinians, including one woman, killed in several Gaza Strip areas
Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies, Tuesday, 07 November 2006 13:28
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that six
Palestinians, including one woman, were killed in several incidents in
the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, at least five Palestinians were injured.
Palestinian medical sources reported on Tuesday afternoon that one resident was killed and four were injured when an Israeli fighter jet fired a missile at a group of resistance fighters near the American School in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
The fighter was identified as Nader Abu Al Omaren, member of the Al Aqsa brigades, the armed wing of Fateh movement. Four Palestinians were injured, one seriously.
Earlier on Tuesday morning, three Palestinians were killed and several others were injured when the Israeli army shelled the house of Palestinian legislative Council member Jameela Al Shanti, east of the Jabalia refugee camp, in the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses reported that an Israeli helicopter fired two missiles at the house of Al Shanti completely destroying it and killing three Palestinians, including one women. Al Shanty was not at home when her house was shelled.
The casualties were identified as Nahla Al Shanty, 40, and members of the Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas Mahmoud Abu Jabal, 23, and Abdul-Majeed Al Gharbawi, 40.
Al Shanty was one of the organizers of Last Friday's protest of women when dozens of women marched towards a mosque where dozens of fighters were surrounded by the army; the women managed to smuggle the fighters out of the mosque. Two women were killed and seven were injured when the army opened fire at them during the protest.
Also on Tuesday, two fighters of the Al Quds brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, were killed by Israeli military fire in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Local sources reported that the fighters exchanged fire with under-cover units of the Israeli army who were topping on of the houses in the town.
The two fighters were identified as Hamdi Al Batsh, 21, from Beit Lahia, and Raed Mohammad Al Qarm, 22, from Al Shaty' refugee camp.
On Tuesday at dawn, Israeli forces evacuated from Beit Hanoun but remained stationed around it ending an operation Israeli called “Autumn Clouds”. At least 59 Palestinians were killed and 250 – 300 were injured, 40 seriously; among the injured were children, women and elderly.
The operation also caused massive destruction to private and public constructions.