Three Palestinian children killed in Israeli raid
Three Palestinian children were killed and 14 other civilians were wounded last night when an Israeli warplane fired a missile at a car in Jabalia refugee camp to the north of the Gaza Strip.
Medical sources said that the 5-year-old child Mohammed Ruka was killed on the spot along with a four-year-old baby girl whose identity was not yet known while the third, 16-year-old child Bilal Al-Hassi, succumbed to his serious wounds a while later.
The sources said that the missile attack, which targeted members of the Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, armed wing of the Fatah Movement, also wounded 14 other passersby mostly children five of whom were in “very serious conditions”.
The IOF had threatened “severe strikes” against resistance activists in the event they continued to fire missiles at Israeli settlements near to the Gaza Strip.
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Mohammed Roka, 5-years old, right, and his sister Needa.
Victims of a fresh Israeli occupation massacre. An Israeli air strike Tuesday 13 June 2006 killed 11 Palestinians; three children six civilians and two Islamic Jihad fighters.
The bodies of 14-year-old , Sabrine Ghalia, right, her broter Haitham, 1, and her 18-month-old sister Hanidi, left, are seen before the funeral of six members of the Ghalia family in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya Saturday June 10, 2006. They were killed by an Israeli army artillery shell while on beach pinic Friday.
Palestinian sister Huda Ghalia, center, is comforted during the funeral for her parents and siblings in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, June 10, 2006. They were killed by an Israeli army artillery shell while on beach picnic Friday and Palestinian officials said seven people were killed with the Ghalia family losing six members, among them the father, one of his two wives, an infant boy and an 18-month-old girl.