Father, Mother, Their Two Children Injured In Israeli Strike On Gaza

Sunday February 19, 2012 10:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, on Sunday at dawn, that a father, mother and their two children, were wounded when the Israeli army bombarded their home in Gaza City. Two Palestinians were wounded in an earlier strike on Gaza.

Gaza Bombardment - File - Arabs48
Gaza Bombardment – File – Arabs48

The sources stated that the Israeli Air Force fired at least one missile at the house of Ahmad Az-Zaharna, in Gaza’s At-Tuffah neighborhood, wounding the father, Ahmad, in addition to his wife and their two children. They were all moved to the Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza city.

Furthermore, the army bombarded an area east of Gaza city leading to excessive damage but no injuries.

The area is claimed to be a training center for the Al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement.

On Saturday at night, Israeli war-jets fired a number of missiles at a blacksmith workshop in Gaza leading to two injuries among the civilian population.

Eyewitnesses said that the Air Force fired two missiles into the workshop that belong to Ashour family; the workshop is part of the home of the family an issue that led to the injury of two family members, their injuries were described as mild-to-moderate.

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