Saturday, Feb. 13
Latest News
  1. Hundreds rush to southern Gaza Strip after Egypt opens Rafah crossing
  2. Palestinian National Initiative holds Gaza sit-in for al-Qiq
  3. Quartet: Significant steps needed to avoid deterioration on the ground
  4. Israeli army threatens village after residents protest settler road
  5. Palestinian, 18, shot dead after stabbing Israeli soldier in Hebron
  6. 6 wounded after Palestinian car tries to flee Israeli forces
  7. Palestinian woman in labor delayed passage out of sealed town
  8. Hunger-striker 'on brink of death,' says lawyer, as health worsens
  9. Clashes erupt during weekly Friday demos, child seriously injured
  10. Israel ‘not willing’ to solve case of Palestinian on hunger strike

8 victims of Gaza attacks identified

Nov. 15, 2012 5:57 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 15, 2012 6:22 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- Eight Palestinians died and about 90 suffered injuries in Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, according to Palestinian medics and officials.

Palestinian medics said that two children and an elderly man were among the eight who died Wednesday, as Israel assassinated a top Hamas leader and provoked rocket attacks into southern Israel.

Eight Palestinians have so far been identified:

-- Ahmad al-Jaabari, al-Qassam Brigades leader

-- Mohammad al-Hams, aide to al-Jaabari

-- Rinan Arafat, 7 years old

-- Issam Abu al-Maaz, 20, an al-Qassam member

-- Hani al-Kassih, 19

-- Ahmad al-Mashharawi, 11 months old

-- Hiba al-Mashharawi, 19, six months pregnant

-- Mahmoud Sawaween, 65

Ninety others were injured, among them 10 women and 15 children.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2016