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News, August 2014
Israeli Air Strike on Al-Qassam Mosque in Al-Nussayrat, Death Toll Tops 1900, as the Israeli Terrorist War on Gaza in July-August 2014
With today's numbers of deaths and injuries as a result of Israeli terrorist attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza Strip, the death toll has reached 1901, in addition to 9,567 injuries, more than one-third of them crippling for life.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health has stated that a total of 1901, including 432 children, 243 women and 79 elderly Palestinians have been killed. We are still awaiting confirmation of some names.
A total of 9567 Palestinians, including 2878 children, 1854 women, and 374 elderly, have been injured.
Five Palestinians Killed In Central Gaza
Saturday August 09, 2014 13:38 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
The Palestinian Ministry Of Health stated that five Palestinians were
killed, and several others injured, some seriously, after the Israeli
occupation terrorist army bombarded a mosque in Nussayrat area, and the
al-Maghazi refugee camp, in Central Gaza.
Gaza death toll tops 1900, three dead bodies pulled out of mosque rubble
[ 09/08/2014 - 10:35 AM ]
At least three dead bodies have been recovered by the Gaza rescue crews from beneath the debris of Izzuddin Al-Qassam Mosque in the Nussayrat refugee camp, in central Gaza, on Saturday while search for other dead bodies continued.
A PIC correspondent said civil defense crews rushed to the bombed are to recover the casualties buried under Izzuddin Al-Qassam Mosque, razed to the ground by a barrage of rocket fire unleashed by the Israeli fighter jets at dawn Saturday.
The recovered bodied were identified as those of Mu'adh Zayed, Tareq Jad Allah, and Nidhal Badran.
Al-Qassam Mosque was the largest in the Nusayrat refugee camp and built over an overall area amounting to 1000 square meters. An Israeli rocket attack reduced the four-floured mosque to rubble.
The incident occurred shortly after the 72-hour ceasefire, brokered by Egypt last Tuesday, expired.
Gaza death toll has reached more than 1,900, while the number of wounded civilians has gone up to about 9,900, mostly children, women and elderly people. Hundreds of civilian homes, mosques, factories and public headquarters were completely destroyed in Israeli attacks.
The Palestinian resistance factions have continued to launch rocket counterattacks in response to Israel's crimes against the civilians in Gaza.
60 Palestinian mosques destroyed by Israel during Gaza offensive
[ 09/08/2014 - 08:08 AM ]
At least 60 mosques were reduced to rubble while some 150 others
sustained partial damages in the ongoing Israeli offensive that has been
rocking the blockaded Gaza Strip for more than 30 days, the
Palestinian Ministry of Awqaf and religious affairs said.
Names of Palestinians Killed in the War on Gaza since 8 July
This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 1468 names have been confirmed - the actual death toll stands at 1901.
We realize the number of slain Palestinians is higher than this. The Ministry of Health has stated that a total of 1889, including 432 children, 243 women and 79 elderly Palestinians have been killed. We are still awaiting confirmation of some names. A total of 9567 Palestinians, including 2878 children, 1854 women, and 374 elderly, have been injured.
Killed Saturday, August 9
Killed Friday, August 8
Killed Thursday, August 7
Killed Tuesday, August 5
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