Renewed Israeli Strikes on Gaza Leave a child Dead and 17 injured, Death Toll Reaches Seven

PNN – Palestine News Network –  19.08.11 – 02:12

Gaza – PNN – One child was reported dead, on Friday at dawn, and 10 other civilians were injured as Israeli jetfighters targeted Gaza City. Local sources identified the child as 13-year-old Mohamed Abu Samra. The latest attack brings the death toll in Gaza since Thursday to seven.


Injured In Gaza – Archive Photo by AP

Local sources announced that Israeli jetfighters fired a missile at a house in al-Sodaniyah area in Gaza City, the attack left one child dead and 17 other injured. Medics reported that among those injured were women and children.
On Thursday evening Israeli jetfighters attacked a house in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah killing six Palestinians among them Abu Awad al Nierab, General Secretary of the Popular Resistance Committees based in Gaza.

Israel attacks comes shortly after gunmen implemented set of attack at the southern Israeli borders with Egypt near the coastal town of Eilat killing eight soldiers and injuring 30 others.

No Palestinian groups have claimed responsibility for the attack but the Israeli army blamed the Popular Resistance Committees based in Gaza.


Killed by Israeli Occupation 2011

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all?

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