Children Among Eight Killed In Gaza, Dozens Of Palestinians Injured

August 23, 2014 6:14 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
23 Aug
6:14 PM

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported, Saturday, that five members of the Abu Dahrouj family (father, mother, including two children, and aunt) have been killed, after the Israeli military fired missiles into a home in Central Gaza. Many have been injured in the ongoing shelling.

Elderly man killed in Central Gaza. Palestinian dies of his wounds…Child KilledUpdate 15:44 Medical sources said a child was killed, and several Palestinians injured, as the army bombarded Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza.

The Slain child has been identified as Hussein Khaled Ahmad, 8. His mother, Nisreen, 36, was also killed in the same strike’; her corpse was found later under the rubble.

Update 12:24: Palestinian medical sources say that an elderly man has been killed, and at least seven Palestinians injured, when the army fired missiles into Johr ed-Deek area, in Central Gaza.

The slain man has been identified as Mohammad Saber al-‘Ejla, 64.

Also, an Israeli F-16 war jet fired a missile into the Dahrouj family home in the Zawayda town, in Central Gaza, completely destroying it and burying the family under rubble.

The slain Palestinians have been identified as:

Abdel-Hadi Hayel Abu Dahrouj, 18 months, Central Gaza.
Abdullah Hayel Abu Dahrouj, 4, Central Gaza.
Hayat Abed-Rabbo Abu Dahrouj, 49, Central Gaza.
Hoda Mohammad Abu Dahrouj, 27, Central Gaza.
Hayel Shihda Abu Dahrouj, 26, Central Gaza.

The slain family members, and many wounded Palestinians have been moved to the Deir al-Balah hospital.

Soldiers also fired missiles into a mosque in the Shuja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza City, a mosque in Khan Younis, destroying it, in addition to firing missiles near the Islamic Center, in the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City, causing significant property damage to various homes.

Several missiles were fired into homes in Zeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City, the al-Qarara Town Council and its Cultural Center, north of Khan Younis, causing significant property damage.

Seven Palestinians were injured when an Israeli missile struck their home near two local mosques in Zeitoun. Medical sources said the wounded suffered moderate-to-severe injuries.

Another Palestinian died earlier, of wounds suffered in an Israeli bombardment of a home in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

He has been identified as:

6. Abdel-Rahman Hadayed, 25, Khan Younis. A member of Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Many Palestinains, including children, were injured in the attack.

Updated From:
Three Killed In Gaza, At Least Five Wounded
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:25:39

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip said three Palestinians have been killed on Saturday, at dawn, at least five injured, two seriously, when an Israeli missile struck a Palestinian home in Zawayda area, in Central Gaza.

The sources said that search and rescue are ongoing, as the bombarded home has been turned into rubble, burying several Palestinians.

The Ministry of Health in Gaza stated that one of the slain Palestinians has been identified, while the remains of the two slain Palestinians, mutilated under rubble, are yet to be identified.

The Ministry said the slain woman has been identified as Hayat Abed-Rabbo Dahrouj, 47 years of age.

In related news, soldiers fired missiles into a mosque and a home in Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza City.

At least 40 Palestinians have been injured in Sabra neighborhood in Gaza, and were moved to local hospitals.

Killed Saturday, August 23

  1. Hadi Hayel Abu Dahrouj, 3, Central Gaza.
  2. Abdullah Hayel Abu Dahrouj, 4, Central Gaza.
  3. Hayat Abed-Rabbo Abu Dahrouj, 49, Central Gaza.
  4. Hoda Mohammad Abu Dahrouj, 27, Central Gaza.
  5. Hayel Shihda Abu Dahrouj, 26, Central Gaza.
  6. Abdel-Rahman Hadayed, 25, Khan Younis, died of earlier wounds.
  7. Hussein Khaled Ahmad, 8, Deir al-Balah, Central Gaza
  8. Nisreen Ahmad, Deir al-Balah (Hussein’s mother)
  9. Suheir Abu Mdein, Deir al-Balah (body pulled from rubble)
  10. Salah Isleim, died of earlier wounds.
  11. Mahmoud Osama Mahmoud Abbas Abu al-Omarain, 28, Sheikh Radwan, Gaza City
  12. Mohammad Sabr al-‘Ejla, 64, central Gaza
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