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Palestinian killed, 10 others wounded in relentless Israeli bombardment of Gaza

GAZA, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (WAFA) – A Palestinian was killed and over 10 others were wounded on Wednesday afternoon in relentless Israeli bombardment of the besieged Gaza Strip, according to witnesses.

They said that the Israeli artillery intensively shelled several areas in Beit Hanoun town in the northern enclave, killing one Palestinian and wounding over ten others.

They added that civilian houses and infrastructure in the town are still subject to artillery fire, which has intensified, with aerial bombardment.  

Meanwhile, the western part of Gaza city, the northwestern part of Beit Lahia the eastern part of Gaza city in addition to Jabaliya town are still subject to airstrikes besides to naval and artillery bombardment.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the overall death toll since the latest onslaught began reached 221, and wounded some 1700 others, mostly children and women.


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