Palestinian Killed, Two Injured in Israeli Bombardment on Gaza

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GAZA, July 28, 2014 – (WAFA) – A Palestinian child was killed and at least two other Palestinians were injured Monday morning in Israeli aerial and artillery bombardment on Gaza Strip despite a UN proposed humanitarian cease-fire for the Eid period.

Israeli tanks shelled Abu Safiyya area and the vicinity of Ash-Shuhada cemetery to the east of Jabalia, claiming the life of Samih Jebril Jneid,4, who was hit by a shrapnel in the chest.

Earlier, Israeli warplanes and tanks pounded several areas in Gaza Strip. Artillery shells landed near civilian homes in As-Salam neighborhood to the east of Jabalia, injuring two civilian Palestinians. They sustained light to moderate wounds.

Israeli F-16 fighter jets conducted two raids on the vicinity of Palestinians’ homes near Gaza Community College in Tal Al-Hawa neighborhood to the west of Gaza, causing extensive property damage.

Israeli tanks shelled farmlands and open fields in An-Nusseirat refugee camp. No injuries were reported.

Earlier, Israeli artillery shelling targeted Al-Zanna area to the east of Khan Younes and areas to the east of Beit Hanoun. Witnesses reported that ambulances and civil defense vehicles could not access the area due to heavy bombardment.

Source: WAFA