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Over 15 Palestinians wounded in renewed Israeli bombardment of Gaza

GAZA, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (WAFA) – Over 15 Palestinians Wednesday afternoon sustained wounds in renewed Israeli bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip, according to WAFA correspondent.

He said that Israeli aerial and artillery bombardment targeted several civilian houses and infrastructure in al-Sina‘a Street, Sheikh Ijlin and Tal al-Hawa neighborhoods of Gaza city, al-Amal neighborhood, west of Khan Younes, the vicinity of al-Qarm area, east of Jabaliya town, and in Beit Lahiya town, wounding over 15 Palestinians, including a critical injury.

He added that the bombardment was taking place, the Israeli navy and artillery shelled the coast of Gaza sity and northwest of Beit Lahia town respectively, causing massive destruction in the targeted sites and their proximity. The sound of the bombardment could be heard throughout the coastal enclave.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the overall death toll since the latest onslaught began reached 220, and wounded some 1700 others, mostly children and women.

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