Six Palestinians, including two brothers, were killed and dozens were injured in the Israeli occupation forces’ artillery shelling of Gaza city on Saturday evening, medical sources said.
Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, a spokesman for the health ministry, said that more than 35 casualties were admitted into Shifa hospital in Gaza while more are still being evacuated from Shujaia suburb, east of Gaza city. He charged the IOF with using internationally-banned weapons in the attack.
The sources said that two brothers of Harara family, 15 and 17 years respectively, were killed in the shelling in addition to a teenager and a 20-year-old youth.
He said that 27 others were wounded including six in critical condition, adding that casualties were still arriving to the hospital.
Meanwhile, IOF bombarded suburbs in eastern Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, wounding five civilians, the sources said.
He added that a woman and two children were among the casualties.