GAZA, Thursday, May 20, 2021 (WAFA) – Three Palestinians were announced dead and others injured on Thursday evening in a series of Israeli artillery and airstrikes that hit Gaza City and the north of the Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondent.
He said Israeli fighter jets bombed with missiles a civilian vehicle north of Gaza City, killing two Palestinians who were inside the car.
Israeli artillery, stationed along the perimeter fence surrounding the Gaza Strip, also attacked homes in the town of Beit Hanoun, resulting in one death and one injury.
Earlier today, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that the death toll of the ongoing Israeli military aggression on the Gaza Strip had risen to 230 until midday Thursday, while the number of wounded increased to 1,710.
MoH said the death toll includes 65 children, 39 women, and 17 elderly.
Israeli started a barbaric aggression on Gaza from the land, air and sea on the tenth of this month, and has since crippled all sectors of life in the coastal enclave. Entire roads and power networks were destroyed, and high-rise buildings were flattened to the ground during the ongoing aggression.
In addition, an estimated 70,000 Palestinian civilians remain internally displaced as a result of the heavy bombardment that has mainly targeted homes and other residential facilities in the war-ridden Strip.
Meantime, the Ministry of Education said 46 school buildings were partially damaged during the ongoing Israeli onslaught on Gaza.