The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that three siblings have been killed after an Israeli missile struck their bedroom, as they slept, in Abraj a-Nada residential area, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The slain children have been identified as Ahmad Ismael Abu Musallam, 14, his brother Mohammad, 13, and their sister Wala’, 12. Their remains were moved to the Kamal Adwan Hospital.
Another Palestinian was killed when the army bombarded Um An-Nasr village, in northern Gaza; his name remains unknown at the time of this report.
The army fired more tank 200 tank shells, while around 110 shells were fired by navy ships, overnight.
Dozens of residents, including children, have been injured by Israeli fire and shells since early dawn hours, Friday.
Armed resistance in Gaza exchanged fire with invading Israeli forces in a number of border areas in Gaza, mainly central Gaza, and the northern part of the coastal region.
The Ministry of Health said 27 Palestinians have been killed since the ground offensive was initiated by Israel on Thursday evening, while at least 264, including entire families, have been killed since July 8. More than ,Have been injured.
Most of the casualties are civilians, including children, women, elderly, medics and rescue teams. http://www.imemc.org/article/68429
Killed Friday, 7/18
1. Majdi Suleiman Jabara, 22, Rafah.
2. Faris Juma’ al-Mahmoum, 5 months, Rafah.
3. Omar ‘Eid al-Mahmoum, 18, Rafah.
4. Nassim Mahmoud Nassier, 22. Beit Hanoun.
5. Karam Mahmoud Nassier, 20, Beit Hanoun.
6. Salmiyya Suleiman Ghayyadh, 70, Rafah.
7. Rani Saqer Abu Tawila, 30, Gaza City.
8. Hammad Abdul-Karim Abu Lehya, 23, Khan Younis.
9. Mohammad Abdul-Fattah Rashad Fayyad, 26, Khan Younis.
10. Mahmoud Mohammad Fayyad, 25, Khan Younis.
11. Amal Khader Ibrahim Dabbour, 40, Beit Hanoun
12. Ismail Yousef Taha Qassim, 59, Beit Hanoun.
13. Ahmad Fawzi Radwan, 23, Khan Younis.
14. Mahmoud Fawzi Radwan, 24, Khan Younis.
15. Bilal Mahmoud Radwan, 23, Khan Younis.
16. Monther Radwan, 22, Khan Younis.
17. Hani As’ad Abdul-Karim Shami, 35, Khan Younis.
18. Mohammad Hamdan Abdul-Karim Shami, 35, Khan Younis.
19. Husam Musallam Abu Issa, 26. Gaza.
20. Ahmad Ismael Abu Musallam, 14.
21. Mohammad Ismael Abu Musallam, 15.
22. Ismael Abu Musallam Wala’, 13.