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2133 Palestinians Killed, 11100 Injured, Including Destructions of Residential Towers, in 51st Day of Israeli War-Criminal Air Strikes on Gaza, August 25, 2014
Two Palestinians Killed In Gaza, At Least Eight Injured
Al Qassam website -
Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported on Monday, after midnight, that two Palestinians have been killed, and at least eight injured, including a medic, after the army repeatedly bombarded Gaza City.
The sources said the soldiers fired missiles into Yarmouk Street, in
the center of Gaza City, killing two young Palestinian men, identified
as Mohammad Mo’in Abu ‘Ajwa, and Hasan Omar as-Awwad.
Israeli Airstrikes Continue All Day and Night Monday – At Least 9 Killed on Monday
An additional 4 casualties, including a journalist, killed on Monday
evening brought the death toll from Israeli bombings to 9 on Monday.
This follows a weekend of attacks on all parts of Gaza, in which 32
people were killed since Friday, including 3 young brothers and their
sister and 5 other children under the age of 10.
Israeli Airstrikes Continue All Day & Night, At Least 9 Killed on Monday
Al Qassam website (Agencies) -
An additional 4 casualties, including a journalist, killed on Monday evening brought the death toll from Israeli bombings to 9 on Monday. This follows a weekend of attacks on all parts of Gaza, in which 32 people were killed since Friday, including 3 young brothers and their sister and 5 other children under the age of 10.
On Monday evening, Journalist Abdullah Fadel Murtaja was killed by an
Israeli airstrike in al-Shuja'eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza City.
12-Story Zafir Residential Tower in Gaza Destroyed by Israeli Warplanes
August 25, 2014
Israeli air raids target tower buildings, schools in Gaza City
[ 26/08/2014 - 07:02 AM ]
Israeli air raids at dawn Tuesday destroyed the tower buildings of Al-Basha and the Italian complex and caused severe damage to two schools in Gaza City.
Local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that drones fired several destructive missiles at the tower buildings and razed them to the ground.
The aerial attack caused damage to nearby homes and structures.
The 15-story tower building of the Italian complex contained 100 apartments and dozens of commercial areas, and the other 12-story building contained dozens of apartments and media offices.
Medical sources said that 20 civilians, including paramedics and journalists, suffered injuries in the attack and were taken to Al-Shifa hospital.
To the east of Gaza City, Israeli warplanes bombed at dawn two public schools, with no reported casualties.
According to eyewitnesses, an Israeli warplane bombed Ali Ibn Abi Taleb school in Al-Zeitoun neighborhood and caused considerable damage to it.
Minutes earlier, Ma'een Besaiso school in Al-Shuja'eiya neighborhood also sustained severe damage in an airstrike.
The air raids caused damage to many homes near the two schools.
Several homes and apartment buildings as well as agricultural and empty lands were also targeted at dawn today by Israeli warplanes.
The successive aerial attacks on Gaza during the dawn of Tuesday claimed the lives of two civilians and rendered 25 others injured, according to the Palestinian health ministry.
Hamas: Israeli airstrikes on residential towers “crime against humanity”
[ 26/08/2014 - 10:04 AM ]
Hamas Movements said that Israel should be held accountable for bombing residential towers in Gaza, which led to the displacement of dozens of families.
Spokesman for the Movement Sami Abu Zuhri charged in a statement at dawn Tuesday that targeting residential towers is a “crime against humanity”, holding the Israeli occupation authorities responsible for the displacement of civilians.
Israeli warplanes have targeted overnight the Italian Complex building in Nasr neighborhood western Gaza, while the 12-story Zafir residential tower, which contains 46 apartments, was totally destroyed three days ago.
On Monday evening, at least 27 Palestinians were injured when an Israeli missile hit a civilian home in Gaza City.
Local sources said that several homes and a mosque were totally destroyed when Israeli F-16 fighter jet targeted a civilian home in a very crowded residential area.
27 people were transferred to hospital after being injured during the attack, three of whom are in critical condition.
In a similar attack, one Palestinian was seriously injured when Israeli aircraft targeted a group of people in Shujaiya neighborhood.
A 5-story building was razed to the ground after being hit late Monday by Israeli warplanes, while a number of neighboring homes were significantly damaged. No injuries were reported during the airstrike.
Along the same line, an UNRWA school was hit in Jabaliya, to the north of the Strip. The school sheltered dozens of families. Four people were injured during the attack.
In the same context, a whole neighborhood that consists of 12 civilian homes was totally destroyed during a series of Israeli airstrikes on Sunday.
Nearly 20 missiles were fired at the neighborhood within two hours, which led to the displacement of dozens of people mostly children and women.
Neighboring agricultural lands were also targeted during the airstrikes, injuring at least ten people.
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