The Israeli army carried out several airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip on Tuesday evening leading to several injuries and excessive damage. The strikes came shortly after a 2-year-old Palestinian child was killed, and her brother was injured, after the army bombarded their home in Gaza.The Quds Press reported that the Israeli Air Force fired two missiles at resistance fighters, east of Gaza City, leading to extensive damage while the fighters managed to escape unharmed.
An Israeli military helicopter, flying at a low altitude over a residential area, fired two missiles at the Az-Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city.
Eyewitnesses reported that the missiles were fired at a car parked near the “Cars Market”, adding that a passerby was wounded in the attack, and was moved to a local hospital suffering moderate injuries.
In Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the army fired missiles targeted at fighters leading to one injury.
In addition, the Israeli Air Force fired missiles targeting the headquarters of the Palestinian Naval Police, northwest of Gaza City; damage was reported with no confirmed injuries.
On Tuesday night, a 2-year-old child was killed, and her brother was wounded, in Az-Zeitoun neighborhood, after their home was hit by a missile fired by the Israeli Air Force.
The child was identified as Hadeel Ahmad Al-Haddad. Her brother suffered moderate injuries and was moved to a local hospital for treatment.
Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip have led to the death of 7 Palestinians in the last 24 hours. Dozens of Palestinians were injured in these attacks with several in serious condition.
Four Israeli soldiers of were injured, one seriously, when a Palestinian shell hit a building in the Hof Eshkol Regional Council, south of the country.
Israeli sources reported that fires broke out in the building after impact, and that medics managed to evacuate the wounded to a hospital in Asqalan.
Israel claims that Palestinian fighters in Gaza fired more than fifty shells targeting areas, south of the country, on Tuesday.