Five Palestinians Killed In Ongoing Strikes Targeting Gaza

16 Jul
10:37 AM

As the Israeli war on Gaza continues, Israeli soldiers bombarded dozens of homes, neighborhoods, and different facilities in the besieged coastal region, killing five more Palestinians, Tuesday, and wounding dozens, including children.Israeli soldiers fire missiles targeting homes in Khan Younis, killing one Palestinians, and wounding several others.

The slain Palestinian has been identified as Abdullah Mohammad al-‘Arjani, 19 years of age.

Earlier, the Ministry of Health in Gaza reported that two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli missiles in Rafah, and four have been injured; two seriously.

The slain Palestinians have been identified as Saleh Sa’id Dahleez, 20, and Yasser Eid al-Mahmoum, 18.

Israeli missiles, striking homes in Khan Younis, also killed an elderly man, identified as Sobhi Abdul-Hamid Mousa, 77.
Resident Ismael Fattouh Ismael, 24, was killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City.

The ministry of health said several children were among the dozens of Palestinians injured in ongoing Israeli strikes, mainly strikes targeting homes in different parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

Three Israeli missiles have also targeted the home of Dr. Mahmoud Zahhar, a senior political leader of Hamas, and the home of Abdullah al-Harazeen of the Islamic Jihad, in the Shuja’eyya neighborhood in Gaza city.

Media sources in Gaza have reported that the army delivered phone messages to residents of the Shuja’eyya and Zeitoun neighborhoods of Gaza, and areas in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, ordering them to leave their homes by eight in the morning.

At least 630 Palestinian homes have been destroyed since Israel’s offensive on Gaza started on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, while more than 13550 homes have been partially damaged, yet most of them because unsafe as they could collapse at any given moment.

Updated From
Three Palestinians Killed in Rafah and Gaza City
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:47:51

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Tuesday, that three Palestinians have been killed, and many others wounded, some seriously, by Israeli missiles striking Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and Juhr Ed-Deek, east southeast of Gaza City.

The Palestinian Ministry of health confirmed that two Palestinians have been killed, and at least three have been wounded, one seriously, when an Israeli targeted missile struck a car near Abu Yousef an-Najjar Hospital, in Rafah.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qodra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the two have been identified as:

1. Saleh Dahleez, 20.
2. Yasser Eid al-Mahmoum, 18.

The army also fired missiles into two homes, in two separate strikes in the Tuffah and Sheikh Radwan neighborhoods in Gaza city. The two homes were turned into rubble.

Al-Qodra said that yet another Palestinian was killed in an Israeli air strike on Juhr Ed-Deek, adding that the body of the slain Palestinian has been severely mutilated.

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said the slain Palestinian has been identified as:

3. Khalil Sh’aafy, from Juhr Ed-Deek – Gaza.

Tweets indicate that all three killings took place before midnight.

Link: Map of the Gaza Strip as of May 2005

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Saed Bannoura

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