Israeli army kills 24 Palestinians, injures 203, in ongoing offensive on Gaza

One of the children killed, Hazem Mohammad al-Omar (IMEMC)

International Middle East Media Center  /  August 7, 2022

Update: Saturday – In the most recent update by the Palestinian Health Ministry, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles and shells in the Gaza Strip has arrived to twenty-four, including six children, while the number of wounding Palestinians is two hundred three, including many children and women. 

Wounded

Update: Names of some of the wounded Palestinians in Rafah: Ahmad Ashraf al-Qaisi, 15, Elham Abdul-Aziz Fifill, 47, Mai Mohammad Abu Shaweesh, 35, Salah Samir Abu Shaweesh, 10, Suleiman Samir Abu Shaweesh, 12, Lolo Samir Abu Shaweesh, 13, Elaine Samir Abu Shaweesh, 7, Ahmad Eyad Hassouna, 3, (his brother Mohammad, 14, was killed), Ni’ma Ali Kabaja, 80, Fatima Ahmad Kabaja, 80, Khaled Sa’d al-Qeeq, 19, Suhad Jamal al-Modallal, 28,  Eyad Mohammad Khaled Hassouna, 42, Suad Eyad Hassouna, 18. Some of them are in serious conditions.

Killed

Mo’men Mohammad Nairab, 5, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Khalil Ziad Abu Hamada, 19, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Mohammad Mohammad Zaqqout, 20, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Ahmad Walid al-Farram, 17, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Hazem Mohammad Salem, 9, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Nafeth Mohammad al-Khatib, 50, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Hazem Mohammad Salem, 9, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Aug 7, 2022 at 01:04 

Ahmad Mohammad Nairab, 11, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Mo’men Mohammad Nairab, 5, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Khalil Abu Hamada, 19, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Mohammad Jamil Shbeir, 10, was killed after the Israeli army fired missiles targeting homes in Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip.

Mohammad Eyad Hassouna, 14, was killed after Israeli drones fired missiles at homes in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. 45 Palestinians, including children, were injured in the attack

Update: Israeli missiles killed Ziad Ahmad al-Mudallal, the son of senior Islamic Jihad leader, Ahmad al-Modallal, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Update: Israeli missiles killed Mohammad al-Omar, 20, from Jabalia refugee camp, in Jabalia in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

Update: Israeli missiles killed Khalil Ziad Abu Hamada, 19, from Jabalia refugee camp, in Jabalia in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

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Update: Ten Palestinians, including children, injured in Jabalia refugee camp, in Jabalia in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

Update: Several Palestinians, including children, were injured after the Israeli army fired missiles at a home in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

According to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, the following airstrikes were carried out by Israeli forces on Saturday:

17:55 on Saturday, 06 August 2022: a girl was wounded after an Israeli drone targeted an empty land with a missile in Beit Lahia, northern Gaza Strip.

20:45: a girl was wounded after an Israeli warplane targeted an empty land with a missile near Al-Jazaa’eri Mosque in Jabalia.

21:30: Israeli warplanes fired 6 missiles at a 3-storey house, which includes rented apartments, in Rafah refugee camp, without prior warning, destroying a house over the heads of its residents and 7 neighboring houses. As a result, 7 persons, including a child and two women, were killed, and 35 others, including 18 children and 12 women, were wounded. The Civil Defense and Municipality crews continued to recover the bodies of the dead and the wounded from the rubble until 05:00 on Sunday, 07 August 2022. IOF declared the airstrike had targeted Khaled Saeed Mansour (47), the commander of Al-Quds Brigades in the southern Gaza Strip.  Mansour was pulled out of the rubble with his two companions: Ziad Ahmad Khalil Al-Mudallal (35), and Raafat Saleh Ibrahim Al-Zamili (Sheikh Eid)( (41.

The rest of the victims were only civilians living in the same building or in the neighboring houses and were identified as: Mohammad Iyad Mohammad Hassouna (14), Ismail Abdul-Hameed Mohammad Salama/Dweik (30), and his mother, Hana’a Ismail Ali Dweik (50), and Alaa’ Saleh Abdul Mohsen Al-Mallahi (30).

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Published on: Aug 6, 2022, at 23:34

In the latest Israeli bombardment of Rafah, one Palestinian was killed and thirty, mainly women and children, were injured in Rafah. Palestinian rescue teams are still searching under the rubble of bombarded homes and buildings.

The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed Saturday, that three Palestinians, including a woman, have been killed by Israeli missiles and shells in the Gaza Strip, adding that the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli missiles and shells is at least 15, in addition to more than 140 injuries, since Friday.

The Health Ministry said the Israeli army fired missiles at a civilian car in the Um an-Nasr village in Beit Hanoun in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a woman, identified as Na’ama Mohammad Abu Qayda, 62, and wounding several Palestinians, including at least one who suffered serious wounds.

Local sources said Na’ama’s son was supposed to get married today, adding that the army fired a missile at the family’s car while driving to the bride’s house.

In addition, the Israeli air force fired missiles at Palestinians in the Sha’sha’a area, east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, killing Hussein Mohammad Mansour, 26, and wounding at least ten Palestinians, some seriously.

Another Palestinian, Nour Hussein Zoweidi, 21, was killed after the army fired missiles into Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza.

The army also fired missiles into a five-story building near the Shifa Medical Center southwest of Gaza and destroyed it, causing damage to several surrounding homes. Palestinians from the local Shamlakh family own the building in the Sheikh Ejleen area.

It is worth mentioning that, as the Israeli offensive continued to the second day, the number of homes and buildings targeted by the army arrived at 650.

Also, a child, ten years of age, and a young man, 23, were seriously injured after the Israeli army fired missiles into residential areas in Abasan al-Kabeera town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Furthermore, the Israeli Airforce fired missiles into lands in Abasan, east of Khan Younis.

In a statement, the Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that the Israeli offensive on Gaza has so far led to the killing of at least 15 Palestinians, including two women and a female child, only five years of age.

The Health Ministry added that at least 140 Palestinians, more than half of whom are children, and many women, have been injured, including some who suffered life-threatening wounds.

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