6 Gazans, including children, injured in Israeli artillery attack

Six Palestinian civilians, including two children, suffered different injuries on Friday morning when the Israeli artillery bombed Palestinians’ homes and lands east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip.

“A blast rocked the area as an Israeli tank was blown up by the Palestinian resistance,” local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC).

Following the explosion, the Israeli artillery responded by firing 10 shells, which landed in Al-Huda Mosque in the area and another one near Al-Taqwa Mosque. Palestinians’ homes and agricultural lands were also hit by artillery projectiles.

Medical sources told the PIC reporter that a pregnant women and two children were among the casualties. The children were identified as 11-year-old Siraj Annajjarm who suffered a serious injury in her back and eight-year-old Du’a Qudaih, who was slightly injured in her limbs.

In an earlier incident, a Gazan boy,17, was wounded and rushed to the hospital on Thursday evening after he was shot by Israeli gunfire east of Juhr ad-Dick, in the Gaza Strip, Ashraf al-Qudra, spokesman for Gaza’s health ministry reported. (infopalestina)

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