The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli war jets fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several missiles into different parts of the Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinian and wounding several others. Twelve Palestinians have been killed by Israeli missiles since Tuesday.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers fired missiles into central Gaza, killing one Palestinian, and wounding several others.

The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, said the Palestinian was one of its members and identified him as Khaled Mo’awwad Farraj, 38.

It stated that the Palestinian was assassinated in the al-Mighraqa area, in central Gaza.

Ala Eshteiwi

The second Palestinian has been identified as Ala’ Jabr Eshteiwi, 32, and was killed in the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city.

He was killed by a missile fired from an Israeli drone, directly targeting him.

The Israeli missiles also struck farmlands east of Deir al-Balah, and east of Juhr ed-Deek area, in central Gaza.

More missiles were fired into farmlands in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, west of Gaza city, causing damage to nearby homes.

One Palestinian home was struck and leveled by an Israeli missile in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

On Tuesday, Israeli missiles killed ten Palestinians, and injured 45 others, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, as officially confirmed by the Health Ministry.

They have been identified as:

1. Baha’ Salim Abu al-Ata, 42.
2. Asma’ Mohammad Hasan Abu al-Ata, 39. (Baha’s wife)
3. Mohammad Atiya Musleh Hammouda, 20.
4. Zaki Adnan Mohammad Ghannama, 25.
5. Ibrahim Mohammad Abdul-Latif Dabous, 26.
6. Abdullah Awad al-Balbeesi, 26.
7. Abdul-Salam Ramadan Ahmad, 28.
8. Wael Abdul-Aziz Abdul-Nabi, 43.
9. Rani Fayez Rajab Abu an-Nasr, 35.
10. Jihad Ayman Ahmad Abu Khater, 22.

It is worth mentioning that, according to Israeli sources, 41 Israelis were injured, Tuesday, including five who suffered serious wounds, due to Palestinian shells.

First Published On: Nov 13, 2019 @ 08:58