UPDATE: Nine Palestinians Killed on 47th Day of Israeli Military Aggression on Gaza

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GAZA, August 23, 2014 – (WAFA) – Nine Palestinians were killed Saturday as the Israeli military aggression on the Gaza Strip entered its 47th day, bringing the total death toll to 2,101 and 10,568 injuries.

Health Ministry sources announced that among at least 563 children were killed and other 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 five Palestinians. The fatalities were identified as Khalil Shahda Abu Dahrouj, 28, his wife, Huda Abu Dahrouj, 26, and their two children, Abdullah and Hadi, and Hayat Abu Dahrouj, 47.

This came house 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 has yet to be identified.

This came hours before an 8-year-old child Palestinian was killed and four others were injured in Israeli bombardment on the home of Salha family in Deir al-Balah. The fatality was identified as Hussein Khaled Ahmad, 8.

Meanwhile, Four Palestinians were injured during Israeli bombardment on the eastern part of Al-Bureij refugee camp and others areas across central Gaza Strip.

Source: WAFA