Palestinian Killed, 7 Injured in Israeli
Airstrikes on Gaza Strip, Fisherman Wounded
August 16, 2011
Resident Killed, Seven Injured, As Israeli Occupation Army
Tuesday August 16, 2011 10:04 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, on Tuesday at
dawn, that one resident was killed and seven others were wounded in a
series of air strikes carried out by the Israeli occupation government
air force targeting several areas in the coastal region.
seven wounded residents, including a child, suffered moderate-to-severe
The sources identified the slain resident as Mousa Al-Shutaiwy,
29, from Al-Zaitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza city.
Selmiya, spokesperson of the medical emergency services in Gaza,
reported that three residents were seriously injured when the Israeli
Air Force bombarded Al-Zaitoun neighborhood.
Also, two residents,
including a 6-year-old child, were injured when the army bombarded the
“tunnels area”, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Medical sources reported that one of the two wounded residents was
pronounced clinically dead.
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF)
also bombarded a training center for the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed
wing of the Hamas movement, in Al-Tuffah neighborhood, east Gaza city.
Later on, the Israeli occupation government air force fired at least
four missiles into another Qassam brigades training center located in
the eastern area of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip,
leading to excessive damage but no injuries.
In addition, the
IOF carried out two air strikes targeting a center for the Al-Qassam
brigades in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; excessive
damage was reported; no injuries.
The Israeli occupation
government airplanes also carried out an air strike targeting an area at
the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah, inflicting two injuries, including one
child. The wounded were moved to Abu Yousuf Al-Najjar Hospital in Rafah.
Palestinian fisherman wounded in Israeli navy gunfire
[ 15/08/2011 - 10:58 AM ]
A Palestinian fisherman was hit and wounded off the northern Gaza
shores on Monday when Israeli navy gunboats opened fire at him, medical
They said that the 42-year-old fisherman was fishing in regional
waters off Beit Lahia, north of Gaza Strip, when he was hit and taken to
hospital where his condition was described as moderate.
Israel’s navy routinely targets Palestinian fishermen at sea while
its ground forces target farmers along the Gaza borders in a clear war
against sources of living for a major segment of the Palestinian society
in the Strip.
1 killed, 7 injured as Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza
16/08/2011 10:17 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) –
One man was killed and seven others injured as Israeli warplanes
struck targets in the central and southern Gaza Strip early Tuesday,
Palestinian medical sources and the Israeli army said.
Selmiya, spokesman for the Hamas-run emergency services in the Gaza
Strip, said the strikes had killed one Palestinian and wounded seven.
Several people were injured as Israeli occupation forces fired at a
group of people in the Al-Zaitoun neighborhood in Gaza City, Palestinian
medical sources said.
All of the victims were evacuated to
Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.
Mousa Al-Shutaiwi, 29, later
died from his injuries.
Three other Palestinians, including a 6
year old child, also sustained injuries as an Israeli airstrike hit the
border area near Rafah, southern Gaza, medics said.
of the Israeli aggression during the past 24 hours is now one martyr and
seven injured," Abu Selmiya said.
Israeli occupation forces
launched air raids in several areas of the coastal enclave after
midnight with operations continuing until the early morning Ramadan
meal, just before daybreak. Palestinian sources said they counted five
air strikes across Gaza.
The Israeli army confirmed that
airstrikes had hit the coastal enclave.
"Overnight, IAF aircraft
targeted four targets in the Gaza Strip. Direct hits were confirmed," a
"These sites were targeted in response to the
firing of a rocket from the Gaza Strip at the city of Be'er Sheva" (the
Israeli name for the occupied Palestinian city of Be-er Al-Saba'a).
The rocket did not cause any damage or injuries, the military said.
Israeli public radio said a second rocket had been fired at the city,
but it was not immediately clear where it landed.
warplanes also targeted a Palestinian military camp in the Tuffah
neighborhood in Gaza City, with no reported injuries.
base reportedly used by Hamas' military wing, Al Qassam Brigades, was
also targeted in Khan Younis, southern Gaza.
AFP contributed to
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