Palestinian child killed in Gaza in the explosion of an IOF unexploded bomb

[ 28/01/2011 – 06:30 PM ]

File photo of a child victim of the IOF
 

GAZA, (PIC)– A Palestinian boy was killed on Thursday evening in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah when an unexploded object left over by the IOF went off mutilating the tender body of the young boy, according to Palestinian medical sources.

Adham Abu Selmeyya, spokesman for the emergency services in the Gaza Strip said that 13-year-old Basel Odwan was killed in the explosion of an object left over by the IOF near the Sofa border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip. He also said that the victim’s body was badly mutilated.

He also pointed out that Odwan was the second victim of unexploded IOF objects in a week as Ahmad Abu Wadi was killed by such an explosion on 22 January in the Zaitoun neighbourhood of Gaza city as well as 6 Palestinians wounded by such explosions during this month.

Palestinian child killed in Gaza in the explosion of an IOF unexploded bomb.

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