GAZA, August 23, 2014 – (WAFA) – Eight Palestinians were killed early Saturday as the Israeli military aggression on the Gaza Strip entered its 47th day, bringing the total death toll to 2,100 and 10,554 injuries since the beginning of the Israeli aggression on Gaza..
Health Ministry sources announced that since the beginning of the aggression at least 563 children were killed and 3192 others were injured, sustaining various wounds that caused permanent physical disabilities for many of them.
Palestinian medical sources at Naser Medical Complex announced early Saturday the death of a Palestinian who succumbed to his injuries he sustained when an Israeli F-16 fighter jet targeted Thursday a motorbike in Khan Younes in southern Gaza Strip. The fatality was identified as ‘Abdul-Rahman Salem Hadayed, 25.
This came hours after an Israeli F-16 fighter jet targeted the home of Dahrouj family in al-Zawayda in central Gaza Strip, leveling it and claiming the lives of a family of five. The fatalities were identified as Khalil Shahda Abu Dahrouj, 28, his wife, Huda Abu Dahrouj, 26, and their two children, Abdullah and Hadi, and Khalil’a aunt Hayat Abu Dahrouj, 47.
This came hours before Palestinian medical sources announced that a Palestinian was killed and seven others were injured in Israeli bombardment on Johr al-Deek in central Gaza Strip. The fatality was identified as Muhammad Saber al-‘Ajla, 64.
Meanwhile, an Israeli warplanes carried out Saturday afternoon a raid on a gathering of Palestinians in al-Jneineh neighborhood in Rafah, claiming the life of a Palestinian and injuring three others. The identity of the fatality is yet to be identified.