Thursday, July 10, 2014

14 children killed in Israeli airstrikes over Gaza

UPDATE: 14 children killed in Israeli airstrikes over Gaza

Israeli forces killed six children when a missile struck a residential building in the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis.

Ramallah, July 10, 2014—A total of 14 Palestinian children, including four toddlers, have died in airstrikes since Israel launched a major military offensive on the Gaza Strip Tuesday, DCI-Palestine has confirmed.
Israeli airstrikes Wednesday killed Mohammad Ibrahim Fayeq al-Masri, 14, from the northern Gaza city of Beit Hanoun, Mohammad Fakher Mustafa Jamal Malaka, 3, from Gaza City's Zeitoun neighborhood, brothers Mohammad Iyad Salem Areef, 9, and Amir Iyad Salem Areef, 11, from Gaza City's Al-Shujaiyah neighborhood, brothers Mohammad Khalaf Odeh al-Nawasra, 1, and Nidal Khalaf Odeh al-Nawasra, 3, from Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza, and Ranim Jawdat Abdul-Karim Abdul-Ghafoor, 1, from Al-Qarara near the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis.
DCI-Palestine is confirming reports of at least three other children killed in the strikes on Wednesday.