Israel’s bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip continues, killing at least 4 more children and 4 adults. At least 24 Palestinians have been killed in 2 days (8 of them youth) in Gaza and the West Bank.
reposted from IMEMC – the International Middle East Media Center, May 10, 2023
On Wednesday, Medical sources said that Israeli missiles killed at least eight Palestinians, including a child, in addition to another child who died from a heart attack due to Israeli strikes.
– Yazan Fathi Elian, 17, Gaza City.
– Rami Shadi Mousa Hamdan, 16, Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza.
– A Palestinian child, Lian Bilal Medookh, 10, was killed after the army fired missiles into Sahaba Street in Gaza City.
– Ala’ Maher Baraka, 27, was killed by Israeli missiles in the Al-Fakhari areas, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza.
– Alam Samr Abdul-Aziz, 27, was killed by Israeli missiles east of Rafah city in southern Gaza.
– Ayman Karam Saidam, 26, was killed by Israeli missiles east of Rafah city in southern Gaza.
– Ahmad Mohammad Ghanmi Shabaki, 51, Qleibo area, Beit Lahia in northern Gaza.
– Mohammad Yousef Abu T’eima, 25, was killed when an Israeli army drone fired a missile into Palestinian agricultural lands in the Al-Fakhari area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; one Palestinian was seriously injured. Mohammad was working on his land when the army fired the missiles.
The Health Ministry in Gaza said Israeli missiles have killed 21 Palestinians, and injured 64 since Tuesday dawn, and added that among the victims are women and children.
Also, the Israeli army refused to allow the entry of foreign media outlets into the Gaza Strip, for the second day.
Update: May 10, 2023, at 15:36:Palestinian sources in Gaza, said a child, Tamim Mahmoud Daoud, 5, from Gaza City, died from a heart attack due to the continued Israeli bombing of Gaza.
Sources in Gaza said the child literally was scared to death when Israeli missiles struck buildings near his home.
Medical sources at the Abu Yousef Najjar Hospital in Rafah has confirmed the two Palestinians’ death by Israeli missiles and added that seven Palestinians were injured east of Rafah.
The two Palestinians were killed after the Israeli Airforce fired many missiles into several areas in the southern, eastern, and northern parts of the Gaza Strip.
The army fired two missiles into an area east of Rafah, one into an area east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, in addition to two areas west of Beit Lahia, and one missile targeting an area east of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza, causing extensive damage to many homes and buildings.
Sources at the Indonesian Hospital said two Palestinian children were injured by fragments from a missile the army fired into the Al-Atatra area northwest of Beit Lahia.
Palestinian armed resistance groups in Gaza also fired many shells into Sderot, Ashkelon (Asqalan), the Western Negev, Gush Dan, Ashdod, and Tel Aviv.
Israeli sources said a house in Sderot sustained damage from a shell fired from Gaza and added that another shell struck a kindergarten that was closed due to the escalating situation in the region.
The Israeli army said it is ongoing with the offensive on the Gaza Strip, targeting Islamic Jihad members and fighters.
In a statement, the Hamas movement said the resistance in Gaza is unified in its retaliation to the Israeli offensive on Gaza”.
Also Wednesday, an Israeli military drone fired a missile into Palestinian agricultural lands in the Al-Fakhari area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing Mohammad Yousef Abu T’eima, 25, and seriously wounding another young man.
Also Wednesday, dozens of thousands of Palestinians held the funeral ceremonies and processions of the fifteen Palestinians, including women and children, who were killed a day earlier in the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip.
In the occupied West Bank, Israeli soldiers killed two young Palestinian men and injured one in Qabatia town, south of Jenin.
For a complete list of Palestinians and Israelis killed since 2000, please visit Israel-Palestine Timeline
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