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ISRAEL LAUNCHES INTENSE ATTACKS ON GAZA ON 3RD DAY OF AIDILADHA

19/06/2024 12:42 PM

GAZA CITY (Palestine), June 19 (Bernama-AA) -- Israel launched intensive attacks on the third day of the Muslim Aidiladha holiday on cities throughout the Gaza Strip, killing and injuring many Palestinians, including women and children, according to local sources.

Anadolu Agency (AA) reported that Palestinian first responders said Israeli bombardment targeting a group of civilians killed one person and injured many others in the Saudi neighbourhood of Rafah. 

The Israeli military bombed dozens of homes in the Saudi neighbourhood, while artillery units have continued to shell the neighbourhood since early Tuesday, eyewitnesses told Anadolu..

Sources at the Martyrs of Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah reported that following the bombing of three homes by Israeli aircraft, the hospital received 13 dead and many injured, most of them women and children.

Meanwhile, an Israeli drone strike targeting a group of civilians in the western Gaza Strip killed two Palestinians.

According to sources at Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital, an Israeli drone attack on Sahaba Street in Gaza killed two Palestinians and injured one.

Sources at the European Gaza Hospital reported that an Israeli bombing of the town of Khuza'a east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip resulted in the deaths of two Palestinians.

Amid intense Israeli attacks on Rafah, sources at the European Gaza Hospital said that one Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in the eastern part of the city.

Eyewitnesses reported that since Tuesday morning, Israel has been continuously attacking various areas of Rafah, especially the Tel al-Sultan neighbourhood in the western part of the city.

Since Oct 7, 2023, Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip have resulted in the deaths of 37,372 people and injured 85,452 others.

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