On Thursday, day 258 of the ongoing Israeli assault on the entire civilian population of the Gaza Strip, Israeli troops launched airstrikes on Palestinian civilian areas in several parts of the Gaza Strip in the hours before dawn and throughout the day.

3 pm update: An Israeli airstrike killed a Palestinian and wounded two others in the Tal al-Hawa neighborhood of Gaza City. The deceased and the two wounded were subsequently transferred to the Baptist Hospital in the city.

Earlier, two women were killed, and others sustained various injuries, before dawn today, Thursday, in the ongoing occupation aggression against the Gaza Strip.

A correspondent with the Wafa news agency reported that two women were killed and 12 others were injured, including children and women, in the Israeli occupation’s missile strike on a house in the Al-Hasayna area, west of the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

The Israeli occupation army also fired artillery shells at the southern areas of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza City.

The Israeli occupation artillery also targeted the areas east of the Bureij and Al-Maghazi camps in the central Gaza Strip, while the occupation warplanes launched a series of raids on the northern areas of the Nuseirat camp.

Meanwhile, Apache helicopters and Quadcopter drones flew in the western airspace of the city of Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip.

The central and western areas of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, are also witnessing artillery shelling and heavy gunfire.

In an ongoing and indefinite toll that rises every day, the number of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip since the start of the Israeli occupation aggression on the 7th of last October reached at least 37,396, in addition to 85,523 wounded, the majority of whom were children and women. Thousands of victims are still under the rubble and on the roads, and rescue crews cannot reach them.