Three Palestinian civilians were killed and a number of others were injured before dawn on Thursday May 11th, in an Israeli bombing that targeted a residential apartment in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Local sources reported that an Israeli drone fired a missile at a residential apartment in Hamad village east of Khan Younis, killing 3 and wounding 7. One of the wounded had injuries described as critical by medical sources. The missiles also caused severe damage to a number of Palestinian homes.

One of those killed was identified as Ali Hassan Ghali. The other two were not identified yet.

The Israeli occupation planes also targeted an uninhabited house in the town of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Younis, and vacant land in Khan Younis, without any injuries reported.

With the destruction of this residential apartment, the number of houses that have been completely and partially destroyed by missiles of the occupation warplanes in different areas of the Gaza Strip since Monday has reached 14, most of them in Gaza City and in the city of Rafah. 10 houses and apartments in Rafah were completely and partially destroyed during the first day of the aggression, in addition to three civilian vehicles.

The number of those killed since Monday has reached 24, and 64 wounded, most of them children and women. Some of the wounded had critical and serious wounds.