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Many civilians injured by Israeli airstrikes, artillery fire in Gaza

GAZA, Monday, May 18, 2021 (WAFA) – A number of Palestinian civilians today evening were wounded, including some seriously, in the ongoing Israeli artillery shelling and air raids that targeted civilian areas in the eastern Gaza Strip.

A number of civilians were wounded by the shelling of the Israeli artillery that targeted the Zeitoun neighborhood in the southeast of the city, said sources. The injured were taken to Al-Shifa Hospital, where they were treated for various injuries.

A Palestinian civilian was also wounded by the Israeli artillery bombing in the eastern areas of Rafah city, south of the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, Israeli warplanes bombed a house in the Al-Khulafa area in the northern Gaza Strip, in addition to heavily bombing the western areas of the town of Beit Lahia, north of Gaza.

Two civilians were wounded in an Israeli drone missile attack that targeted the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun.

Israeli navy also bombed several sites offshore Gaza city with multiple missiles.

The Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip is ongoing for the ninth day, leaving many dead and wounded, including children, as well as causing immense destruction to residential buildings and infrastructure.


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