Monday, September 10, 2012

5 Palestinian, including 2 Children Injured in Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA 
 GAZA, September 10, 2012 (WAFA) – Five Palestinians, including two children, were injured, at dawn Monday, in a series of Israeli airstrikes that targeted several locations in the Gaza strip in response to continued rocket attacks fired from Gaza at south of Israel, according to WAFA correspondent.

He said an Israeli F16 plane fired a missile targeting a tunnel east of Rafah, south of Gaza, injuring two children with missile shrapnel. They were transferred to hospital for treatment, where their condition was described moderate.

Meanwhile, an Israeli F16 plane fired a missile at an empty land in Nuseirat, a refugee camp in central Gaza, injuring a family of four, whose house is located near the targeted location, with missile shrapnel.

They were transferred to hospital for treatment, where their conditions were described light to moderate.

Israeli military planes fired a missile targeting a location near the American school in Beit Lahya, a town north of Gaza. No injuries were reported.
Another missile was fired at a location in al-Tufah, a neighborhood east of Gaza, causing fires in the area. No injuries were reported.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to respond harshly to Gaza rocket attacks.