40 Palestinians Killed, Over 120 Injured on 23rd Day of Israeli Aggression on Gaza

Bombe over Gaza

GAZA, July 30, 2014 – (WAFA) – As Israel rolled deeper early Wednesday into its military aggression on Gaza Strip for the twenty third day, committing bloody massacres against the defenseless civilian Palestinian population, it killed 40 Palestinians and injured 120 others.

Israeli tanks shelled Abu Al-Hussein UNRWA-run school in Jabalia in northern Gaza Strip being used as a refuge for those internally-displaced as a result of the military aggression, claiming the lives of 16 Palestinians and injuring over 100 others.

Meanwhile, Palestinian rescue teams recovered the body of a Palestinian from the rubble of his home at Al-Zawayda in central Gaza Strip. He was identified as Mohammad Abu Swirh, 24.

Israeli tanks also shelled Al-Naser neighborhood to the east of Rafah, claiming the life of a Palestinian. He was identified as Hussein Mohammad Abu Rezeq, 35.

Meanwhile, a Palestinian identified as Ahmad Yasin Al-Majayda succumbed to his wounds he sustained in an earlier strike on the strip.

Israeli artillery shelling also targeted a home belonging to Al-Astal family in Khan Younes, claiming the lives of 10 of the family members, including a child. They were identified as ‘Ali Mahmoud Al-Astal, Khaled Salim Al-Astal, Mohammad Salim Al-Astal, Ramzi Ibrahim Al-Astal, Odeh Ahmad Al-Astal, Ahmad Mahmoud Al-Astal, Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Astal, Khalil Ibrahim Al-Astal and Mohammad Khalil Al-Astal.

Meanwhile, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at an apartment in the Italian Complex Tower to the north of Gaza city, claiming the life of a Palestinian identified as ‘Ahed Zaqout.

An Israeli surveillance drone fired a missile at Ma‘an to the west of Khan Younes, claiming the lives of three Palestinians. They were identified as Jihad Salah Al-Breim, 28, ‘Abdul-‘Aziz Abu ‘Ajra, 23, and Mohammad Suleiman Al-Qarra, 27.

Another surveillance drone targeted with a missile Bani Suheila to the east of Khan Younes, claiming the life of a Palestinian and injuring three others. The fatality was identified as ‘Omar ‘Awad Al-Breim.

Meanwhile, Israeli artillery shells slammed into a home belonging to Al-Khalili family in At-Tuffah neighborhood to the east of Gaza city, claiming the lives of six of the family members, including four children and injuring three others, including a critically-injured child.

Source: WAFA