Local sources report that at least 50 Palestinians were killed in continuous airstrikes on Rafah on Saturday. This follows an attack on a market in Rafah Friday that broke a ‘humanitarian ceasefire’ with the number of deaths estimated to be over 50, and the wounding of 200 more. The final toll is still being determined, however, as many bodies (and possibly survivors) remain under the rubble and medics have been unable to access them due to continuous Israeli shelling.In the latest airstrikes on Rafah, 4 people were killed and 11 injured in an airstrike on the Abu Taha family home. They were identified as:
1. Sadia Abu Taha, 40
2. Mohammed Abu Taha, 27
3. Youssef Abu Taha
4. Rezeq Abu Taha, two months
In Nusseirat Saturday afternoon, 4 people were killed and 5 injured in an airstrike on the Abu Madi family home. They have been identified as a father and three children:
1. Yousef Daoud Abu Madi, 65
2. Hassan Yousef Abu Madi
3-Karim Yousef Abu Madi 24
4. Amin Yousef Abu Madi, 5
In a separate airstrike in Rafah on Saturday, two people were killed and their bodies brought to the Kuwaiti Hospital:
1 – Muhammad Hassan Qeshta
2 – Ahmed Shtewi Qeshta
Several bodies of Palestinians that had been brought to the Kuwaiti Hospital in Rafah during the massive bombardment on Friday were identified Saturday as:
1 – Yahya al-Nems
2 – Hazem al-Nems
3 – Mohammad al-Nems
4 – Osama Abu Nakirah
5 – Mousa Mohammad Ahmad Abu Rajila, 25
6 – Salma Suleiman Mohammad Radwan, 86
7 – Ibrahim Abdel-Hakim Daoud al-Zaqzouq, 22
8 – Mohammad Foaz Ibrahim Abu Rajilah, 26
9 – Hazim Khaled Abdel-Maadi Awda’
The bodies of four people killed in an airstrike that hit the Abu Teir family home on Saturday late afternoon were brought to Nassar Hospital in Gaza City:
Hathifa Abu Teir
Kamal Abu Teir
Ahmad Abu Teir
Also in Gaza City, in Shifa Hospital, a critically wounded Palestinian died in surgery. The victim was identified as:
Yahya Jamal Musa Shabat, 29
Two Palestinians Killed, Many Injured, In Rafah; 4 killed in central Gaza
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:02:45
Medical sources said two Palestinians were killed and several others were injured, after the army bombarded their home in Gaza; several Palestinians family members have been injured. Remains of many Palestinians found under rubble of bombarded homes.
The slain Palestinians have been identified as Hamdi Mohammad Abdul-Aziz Ayyad, and Shadi Hamdi Mohammad Ayyad.
In addition, medics and rescue teams managed to locate the remains of twelve Palestinians under the rubble of bombarded homes in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The Ministry of Health said the remains of many Palestinians are buried under the rubble in different areas, adding that the remains have been severely mutilated due to Israeli shells and bombs, and called on the media to wait for official names that would be issued by the Ministry of Saturday evening.
They estimate that as many as 120 Palestinians have been killed, and more than 600 have been injured, in Israeli bombardment of Rafah on Friday and Saturday. Fifty-six of them have been killed Saturday, while more than a hundred have been injured.
Earlier Saturday, three Palestinians died of serious injuries suffered after the army fire missiles into their homes in Central Gaza.
They have been identified as, Amro Tareq Hasan Qandil, 17, Wael Nihad Sayyed, 23, and Mohammad Taiseer Hasan Qandil, 20,
Another Palestinian died of earlier injuries, also suffered after the army bombarded his home, in Nusseirat in Central Gaza.
He has been identified as Yasser Yousef Abu Dbagh, 20, Nusseirat, Central Gaza.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that more than 1656 Palestinians have been killed, and more than 9000 have been injured, including hundreds who suffered critical injuries, since July 8.