Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli shell in Khan Younis

29th Jul 2014
Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli shell in Khan Younis



[Israeli military reporter smiling in front of mosque bombed by Israeli forces]


By Saed Bannoura


IMEMC: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that an elderly Palestinian man was killed, late on Sunday at night, and another Palestinian was injured, after the army bombarded an area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The sources said the slain Palestinian has been identified as Hussein Hasan Abu an-Naja, 65, and that the wounded Palestinian in the same attack suffered a serious injury.

The Ministry of Health in Gaza said another Palestinian, identified as Imad Jami al-Abed al-Bardaweel, 44, died at the Shifa Medical Center of wounds suffered on July 11, 2014, in Gaza.

The Ministry said Israeli missiles and shells have killed 1035 Palestinians, including 236 children, 93 women and 47 elderly, since Israeli launched its assault against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip, on July 8th.

Israeli missiles have injured at least 6233 Palestinians, including 1994 children and infants, 1169 women and 257 elderly, dozens are facing life-threatening injuries.

More than 138 wounded Palestinians have been moved to hospitals outside the Gaza Strip, due to the seriousness of their injuries.

The Ministry of Health said Khan Younis district witnessed the largest number of casualties with 306 Palestinians killed, followed by Gaza 297 killed, 189 in northern Gaza, 129 in the Central District, and 111 in the Rafah district in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

As for the geographical locations of the wounded Palestinians, the Northern District of Gaza witnesses the largest number of injuries with 1912 Palestinians wounded, following by Gaza 1853, Central District 851, Khan Younis, 906 and Rafah 711.


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