Friday, November 16, 2012

Despite Visit of Egypt's Prime Minister, Israeli Airstrikes Continue on Gaza Strip

Despite Visit of Egypt's Prime Minister, Israeli Airstrikes Continue on Gaza Strip
On Friday morning 16th November, Israeli airstrikes continue against Palestinians, despite the visit of Egypt's Prime Minister, Hisham Kandil to the Gaza Strip. Kandil paid a visit to al-Shifa Hospital along with Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah.
Israeli aircrafts launched a rocket at a house belonging to Abu Warda family in Jabaliya, north of Gaza. Palestinian media reported that a Palestinian was killed this morning and several Palestinians were injured in the spot. While, another Palestinian was killed and several other civilians were injured and transferred to al-Shifa hospital after an Israeli strike landed at al-Shikh Radwan neighbourhood in Gaza.
Blasts were heard in several areas in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli Army Forces, in third day of IOF operation in Gaza, "aggressively" targeted different parts in Gaza, raising the number of the Palestinian martyrs to 18, and 240 injuries.
Friday morning, a 23 year-old Palestinian was killed in a heart attack caused by the Israeli airstrike landed near his house in al-Tufah neighbourhood in Gaza.
Israeli media sources claimed that rockets were also fired this morning, from Gaza at Ashdod. According to Israeli media, a woman sustained light injuries and a few residents suffered an anxiety attack following the rocket fire.