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5 including three children killed in Israeli airstrike on Gaza home

Aug. 24, 2014 4:29 A.M. (Updated: Aug. 24, 2014 4:54 A.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Five Palestinians were killed Sunday afternoon including three children when an Israeli airstrike hit a house in the Tal al-Zaatar neighborhood in the northern Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll since midnight to 13.

Witnesses told Ma'an reporter that an Israeli missile hit a house without any warning. As a result, five members of the family were killed.

Earlier in the afternoon, an Israeli airstrike at the Courts complex in Gaza City injured four people.

Israeli warplanes also fired more than 11 missiles at Abu Maaroof neighborhood in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip injuring ten people.

The injured were taken to Nasser hospital in Khan Younis.
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