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Another Palestinian infant killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza

 

GAZA, Sunday, May 05, 2019 (WAFA) – A second Palestinian infant was killed today in the ongoing Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in addition to two more Palestinians, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Maria Ahmad Ramadan al-Ghazali, 4 months, was killed along with her father, Ahmad Ramadan al-Ghazali, 31, and Eman Abdullah Asraf, 30, when their apartment in a Beit Lahiya building was hit by Israeli missiles. Eight people were also injured in the attack and were taken to the Indonesian hospital for treatment.

A 14-month old infant and her pregnant mother were killed when Israel launched its aerial attacks on the Gaza Strip on Saturday. Another pregnant woman was killed today in the attacks.

The latest killings raise the number of Palestinians killed to 14 today and 21 total since the start of the Israeli aggression on Gaza on Saturday, along with 125 people injured.

Israel continued to bomb today high rise buildings in the Gaza Strip, apartments and cars causing the high number of dead and wounded among the civilian population.

Later reports said 12-year-old Abdul Rahman Talal Abu al-Jidyan and Abdul Rahim Mustafa Madhoun were also killed in the same attack on the high rise in Beit Lahiya bringing the overall total number of Palestinians killed in two days of Israeli strikes to 23.

(Updated on 10:25 p.m. local time with two more Palestinians killed in the strike on the high rise.)

T.R.

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