- December 29, 2008
Legal center: 55 children, 9 women among victims of the IOF Gaza massacre
The Mizan center for human rights has said that the Israeli occupation forces” ongoing raids on the Gaza Strip had inflicted hundreds of casualties including 55 children and nine women over two days.
The center in a report on Sunday said that 20 Palestinian children were killed in the Israeli air strikes while 35 others were seriously wounded. It added that nine Palestinian women were killed mostly teachers who were in schools near to targeted spots.
It underlined that the number of martyrs and wounded is expected to increase due to the fact that some of those martyrs were carried to their family homes then buried without being registered in hospitals.
The report said that preliminary reports indicate that the biggest number of victims fell in Gaza city where 118 Palestinians were killed followed by the central district where 84 were killed then northern Gaza, 25, Khan Younis, 17, and Rafah, 13, by afternoon Sunday.