Gaza: 71 Palestinian killed, 112 injured by Israeli bombardment last 24 hrs

(Al Jazeera and Wafa): According to Ministry of Health, 71 Palestinians were killed and 112 others injured  by Israeli indiscriminate bombings in the past 24 hours in Gaza Strip. This brings total of Palestinians killed by Israeli Defence Forces since 7 October 2023 to 32,623, including at least 13,000 children and at least 75,092 others have been injured in Gaza Strip, added Ministry of Health.  A further 12,000 are reported missing, presumed dead under the rubble.

At least 15 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a sports centre in Gaza City, while injuries were reported in the bombing of Saad bin Abi Waqqas Mosque in the Jabalia refugee camp.

There have also been attacks on two cars. One of the vehicles was carrying a police officer responsible for securing the delivery of aid convoys to other parts of Gaza.

There are reports of more horrific testimony from people near al-Shifa Hospital, where numerous families are still trapped. They say Israeli forces are blowing up complete residential blocks and neighbourhoods.

Israeli warplanes launched an airstrike targeting the Aliwa family home, east of the Shejaiya neighborhood in eastern Gaza, killing three people and injuring several others.

Five civilians were also killed and others were injured in Israeli airstrikes that targeted civilian homes west of Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.

Israeli artillery also shelled civilian homes in different areas of the Zeitoun neighborhood, in Gaza City.

At least 20 Palestinian civilians, including women and children, were killed today as Israeli warplanes launched a series of intense airstrikes in Gaza City, according to local and medical sources.

The sources reported that Israeli warplanes bombed a vehicle on Salah al-Din Street in the eastern areas of the city, resulting in the killing of eight civilians, including five children and two women, and dozens of injuries.

Additionally, 10 civilians were killed as Israeli fighter jets struck a residential building on Al-Wehda Street, east of the Al-Shifa Medical Complex in western Gaza City, where the Israeli occupation army has been carrying out a military offensive for over 10 days.

Simultaneously, the Israeli military targeted civilians in the center of the town of Abasan al-Kabira, east of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza Strip, resulting in the killing of two brothers, Marwan and Azmi Abu Salah, and injuring several others.

Meanwhile, ambulance and rescue teams are still unable to reach many casualties and dead bodies trapped under the rubble or scattered on roads across the war-torn enclave, as Israeli occupation forces continue to obstruct the movement of and medical and civil defense teams.

Dozens of Palestinian civilians were killed and injured last night in a series of airstrikes carried out by Israeli warplanes in various areas of the Gaza Strip, according to local and medical sources.

The sources reported that 12 civilians were killed and others injured as Israeli warplanes targeted a house belonging to the Mu’ammar family in southern Khan Yunis, south of the Strip.

Additionally, a woman was killed and others were injured as Israeli fighter jets targeted the Saad bin Abi Waqas mosque in Jabalia, north of the enclave.

Israeli occupation forces also targeted a group of civilians south of the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, resulting in several injuries.

Simultaneously, Israeli warplanes launched a series of airstrikes on the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, concurrently with intense artillery shelling. It was not immediately clear whether the attacks resulted in casualties among the local Palestinian population.

According to Israeli government 1,139 Israelis were killed by Hamas on 7 October in southern Israel and 134 Israelis and foreign nationals are still detained by Hamas in Gaza.

[Photo: 12-year-old Zakariya al-Sersek working as volunteer helping injured child injured in Israeli attacks at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, on 27 03 2024, in Deir al-Balah, Gaza. Photojournalist: Ashraf Amra /AA]

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