Gaza: 5 killed, incl newborn by Israeli strikes on Palestinian Red Crescent HQ , south Gaza

Palestine (Agencies): Israeli fighter jets struck the eighth floor of the Palestine Red Crescent Society headquarters in the city of Khan Younis in southern Gaza on Tuesday, killing five civilians and injuring several others.

“Several people were killed and injured in the attack that targeted our premises in Khan Younis,” the society said in a statement, without giving an exact figure.

Hundreds of Palestinian displaced people have taken shelter at the premises of the humanitarian aid organization in Khan Younis amid relentless Israeli attacks on the city, reports Anadolu Agency.

Israeli jets hit the same floor last week, injuring several displaced Palestinians.

Meanwhile, dozens of Palestinian civilians, including children and women, were killed and injured at dawn on Wednesday, as the Israeli occupation forces continued to bomb various areas of the Gaza Strip, concentrated in the center and south of the Gaza Strip, according to Wafa news agency.

Several people were killed in Rafah by Israeli bombardment. Volunteers are still searching for casualties and injured under the rubble. Two-year-old child was killed amongst three members of the family when Israel targeted a house owned by Al-Nahhal family in the Khirbet Al-Adas area, east of Rafah, in the south of the Gaza Strip.

A number of civilians were killed, and dozens were injured, when the occupation bombed a house behind the schools of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), east of Al-Maghazi in the central Gaza Strip.

According to Gaza Ministry of Health, total number of Palestinians killed since October 7 by indiscriminate bombing by Israeli Defence Force has increased to 22,185 including 9,100 children, 6,500 women ad 57,035 others injured. 7,000 Palestinians are still missing in Gaza Strip.

According to Israeli authorities, 1,200 Israelis believed to have been killed in the Hamas attack in south Israel. 129 Israelis are still held captive by Hamas in Gaza.

[Photo: Young Palestinian girl injured in Israeli attack in Khan Younis, Gaza being treated in Al-Amal Hospital on 2 1 24. Photojounalist: Belal Khaled/ AA]

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