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News, November 2012
19 Palestinians Killed, 54 Injured on Monday,
Raising Death Toll to 92 and Injuries to 740
November 19, 2012
16 Gazans killed this morning as Israeli raids claim more lives
[ 19/11/2012 - 11:17 AM ]
The Israeli military attacks since the early morning hours of today have claimed the lives of 16 Palestinian civilians as the death toll keeps climbing and changing.
The death of more civilians in fresh Israeli air raids today increased the death toll to 90 Palestinians, mostly civilians.
Two related citizens called Abdullah and Mahmoud Abu Khater have been killed in an Israeli artillery attack on Ma'an area east of Khan Younis district.
An Israeli raid north of Khan Younis also claimed the lives of two related men named Anwar and Ibrahim Al-Astal and led to the injury of one of their children. A civilian car boarded by three Palestinians from the same family was also bombed in the same district. Their bodies were taken to the hospital charred and torn apart.
A report previously published this morning by the Palestinian information center (PIC) had said that five Palestinians including two children and two women were killed in different air raids on Azzeitoun neighborhood to the east of Gaza.
Other civilians were reported to be killed in air raids that happened earlier on Monday.
As for the occupied Palestinian territories, different Israeli reports claimed that seven Israeli settlers have been killed and 187 others have suffered injuries since the Palestinian resistance retaliated to Israel's military escalation.
The rocket attacks on Israeli targets also inflicted heavy material damage on several homes, hotels, cars and commercial structures and led to military losses after the resistance was able to target, warplanes, warships and armored vehicles, according to the Israeli media.
4 Palestinians killed in bombing a car and a house in Rafah
[ 19/11/2012 - 12:27 PM ]
Four Palestinians were martyred on Sunday in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip due to the bombing of a car and a house, along with a number of wounded.
The Israeli aircrafts targeted a civilian vehicle driving near Al-Abadla gas station, north of Rafah, killing three Palestinians, and seriously wounding a forth resident, PIC reporter confirmed.
Local sources reported that the army bombarded a home that belongs to Mahmoud Al-Hash-Shash, in Rafah, leading to the death of Sabha Mhawesh Al-Hashash, 60, three members of her family suffered moderate injuries and were moved to Abu Yousef An-Najjar Hospital in the city.
Late on Sunday at night, two Palestinians, including a child, were injured when the army fired missiles into a home, belongs to Mohamed al-Hashash east of Gaza city.
Local residents expected that there were other victims in addition to Sabha al-Hashash trapped under the rubble of the house where the rescue teams are still searching for other victims.
At least 76 Palestinians have been killed and more than 680 have been injured since the Israeli assaults on Gaza started on Wednesday November 14.
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian toddler in tear gas attack near J'lem
[ 19/11/2012 - 10:12 AM ] The slain toddler
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
A 20-months old toddler on Sunday evening died of serious burns he sustained after the fall of a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli troops into the house of his family in Qalandiya refugee camp near occupied Jerusalem.
Local sources said the Israeli troops fired tear gas grenades during confrontations that took place in the camp and near its checkpoint in protest at Israel's military aggression against the Gaza people. A medical source also said that the slain child was a 20-month old toddler named Najeeb Ahmed Najeeb.
The source added that the doctors in Palestine hospital tried their best to save the child of serious burns he suffered when an Israeli tear gas canister fell into the house burning the matters he was sleeping on.
In an earlier incident, a 13-year old child also sustained serious injuries when an Israeli soldier fired live ammunition at him during a protest supporting Gaza in Bab Al-Zawiya in Al-Khalil city.
A medical source in the city hospital said the child, Ibrahim Abu Eisha, suffered serious fractures in his skull.
Another morning of Israel's aggression brings death toll to 83 victims
[ 19/11/2012 - 10:39 AM ]
The early hours of Monday morning have seen the death and injury of more Palestinian civilians in Israeli aerial attacks on the Gaza Strip bringing the death toll to 83 victims.
The number of the Palestinians wounded has also risen to 710 this morning in Israeli deadly air raids on civilian populated areas in Gaza. At about 06:15 am in Gaza, a little girl named Rama Ashendi was killed after the house of her family was bombed in Azzeitoun neighborhood east of Gaza.
Four other civilians including a child, two women and a young man were killed and more than 35 others, mostly children, were wounded in an Israeli air raid on their house in the same neighborhood.
Seven of these children, from the family of Azzam, sustained serious injuries. A civilian working as a vegetable vendor named Abdulrahman Attar was also killed in an Israeli aerial attack on Salatin area north of Gaza. In this regard, member of Hamas's political bureau Ezzat Al-Resheq said that Egypt in cooperation with some Islamic and Arab countries are making efforts to broker a truce ending Israel's military aggression against Gaza. Resheq told Quds Press on Sunday that any truce with the Israeli occupation regime should be in accordance with the terms set by the Palestinian resistance in Gaza in order to ensure an end to the spate of assassinations and the economic blockade. The Hamas official also said that the Israeli regime suffer from a crippling military and political crisis after the Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu discovered that his war was not a picnic or a short stroll as he had thought.
He added that Netanyahu thought his war would raise his popularity and thus his chances of winning the elections, but his political future has become at stake because of the surprising and strong resistance response.
Five More Residents Killed By Israeli Missiles In Gaza
Palestinian medical sources reported that five residents were killed
in a new Israelis attacks targeting different parts of the Gaza Strip.
19 Palestinians have been killed since Monday
at dawn, 54 injured; 92 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli shells
since Wednesday, more than 740 were injured.
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