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Four Children, One Woman, Injured As Army Bombards Gaza

author Thursday January 16, 2014 09:45author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

[Thursday at Dawn, January 16, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that four children and one woman have been injured, after Israeli soldiers carried out a number of air strikes targeting eastern and western areas of Gaza city.


File - Maan News Agency

The sources said that all wounded Palestinians suffered mild-to-moderate injuries, and are gradually recovering.

Israeli sources said that several shells were fired, after midnight, from the Gaza Strip towards Asqalan (Ashkelon).

Israeli Ynetnews has reported that several shells were fired from Gaza overnight, and that that Iron Dome interception system managed to intercept and destroy five shells, while a sixth shell landed and detonated in an open area.

The Israeli army also claimed it bombarded a workshop used by Palestinian fighters to manufacture shells, in addition to bombarding what was referred as a “launching pad” used for firing shells into adjacent Israeli areas.

category gaza strip | israeli attacks | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
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