The Israeli Air Force carried out several airstrikes during the overnight and early dawn hours Wednesday targeting different parts of the Gaza Strip, leading to at least three injuries among the civilian population. Local sources reported that at least one missile was fired at a car driving near Ali Ben Abi Taleb Mosque, in the az-Zeitoun neighborhood. No injuries were reported as the driver of the vehicle jumped out before impact.
The army also bombarded a blacksmith workshop in the neighborhood damaging the building and injuring one Palestinian.
A resistance training camp in the as-Sudaniyya area, near Gaza City, was also targeted by several missiles, while a similar attack targeted a training camp in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses reported that the army also fired missiles at a group of resistance fighters east of Gaza City leading to two injuries.
On Wednesday morning, the army bombarded Wadi as-Salqa, south of Dir Aa-Balah, in central Gaza; a 17-year-old youth identified as Yahia Hattab was injuried.
On Tuesday evening, a Palestinian toddler, identified as Hadeel Ahmad al-Haddad, 2, was killed, while her brother suffered moderate injuries, and was moved to a local hospital for treatment.
Israeli missiles and shells targeting the Gaza Strip led to the death of seven Palestinians, including two children, in the last 24 hours. Dozens of injuries were reported; some were described as serious.