Two children: Hamza Jaradat, 13, and Ziyad Jaradat, 12 die in explosion of ordnance

[ PIC 06/03/2012 – 05:51 PM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Two Palestinian children were killed and three others were wounded in the explosion of an ordnance left over by the Israeli military near Sa’eer village in Al-Khalil.

Nasser Qabaja, the head of the ambulance and emergency in the region, told Quds Press that two 12-year-old children were killed in the incident.

He said that the Palestinian Red Crescent carried the casualties to Al-Khalil government hospital, describing the condition of the injured as “stable”.

Two Palestinian Children Killed By An Israeli Bomb In Hebron

Two Palestinian children were killed five others injured on Tuesday afternoon, when an unexploded ordinance, dropped by the Israeli forces, detonated near them.

Medical sources reported that Hamza Jaradat, 13, and Ziyad Jaradat, 12, died after sustaining severe wounds to various parts of their bodies.

The sources added that the five injured children were admitted to hospital for treatment.

Local sources stated that the explosion took place at a farmland east of Hebron.

Palestinian sappers stated that explosive was a left over by the Israeli military.

Two year ago, an explosive, dropped by the army during training in a nearby area, led to the death of two children.


Palestinian medics bring the bodies of two children, killed while handling munitions collected from an Israeli army firing range, into the morgue in the West Bank city of Hebron, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo)


A Palestinian paramedic examines a youth injured in an explosion, in the emergency room of a hospital in the West Bank city of Hebron March 6, 2012. Two Palestinian children were killed and three teenagers were injured when abandoned ordnance exploded in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma



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