- August 5, 2006
14 Palestinians, Including a 3-Day-Old Girl, Killed In Rafah
The IOF continued Friday their assault on Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip killing six people, including a 3-day-old girl, raising the death toll within the past 24 hours to 14 people.
PIC correspondent said that two Palestinians were killed in their houses Friday morning when IOF troops shelled residential areas in the southern Gaza Strip.
Dr. Ali Mousa, manager of Abu Yousef al-Najjar hospital in Rafah, said that the death toll resulting from the IOF incursion into Raafah rose to 12 after the death of 3-day-old Shahed Saleh who fell out of her mothers hands when her mother was fleeing IOF bullets and sustained serious injuries resulting in her death.
Mousa added that more than 25 wounded people were brought to the hospital, the condition of 10 of them is serious.
Two more Palestinians were killed Friday evening as a result of a rocket being fired by an Israeli plane.