GAZA, August 9, 2014 – (WAFA) – At least five Palestinian were killed Saturday and several others injured as Israel resumed bombarding Gaza Strip, bringing the total death toll to 1,904 and about 10,000 injuries.
An Israeli warplane targeted a motorbike travelling along Salah Ad-Din Street opposite to Al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, claiming the lives of two Palestinians. The fatalities were identified as ‘Abdul-Hakim Suleiman Almasdar, 56, and Mo’men Akram Almasdar, 19.
Meanwhile, Israeli F-16 fighter jets targeted pre-dawn Saturday Ash-Shuhada and Al-Qassam mosques in Al-Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, reducing them to rubble, claiming the lives of at least three Palestinians and injuring three others, including a critical injury.
Palestinian civil defense and rescue teams recovered Saturday morning the bodies of three Palestinians from under the rubble and continue to search for the body of a fourth Palestinian believed to be killed in the same airstrike.
The fatalities were identified as Tareq Zeyad Jadallah, 25, Nidal Mohammad Badran, 34, and Mo‘ath ‘Azzam Abu Zayd, 37.
Israeli F-16 fighter jets also pounded several homes, including a home belonging to Salem Abu Ma‘rouf in Khan Younes, another home belonging to Al-Jamasi family in Sabra neighborhood in downtown Gaza city, in addition to another home belonging to Ishtiwi family in Az-Zeitoun neighborhood to the southeast of the city. No injuries were reported.
Israeli warplanes also targeted Hasan Al-Banna mosque in Az-Zeitoun neighborhood in addition to farmlands and several other locations and ‘targets’ across the besieged coastal enclave.