Gazans succumb to wounds sustained in Israeli offensive
Published Tuesday 05/08/2014 (updated) 06/08/2014 09:39
Palestinian medics wheel a wounded man into al-Najar hospital
in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on July 7, 2014 (AFP/Said Khatib)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Three Palestinians have succumbed to wounds sustained in the Israeli offensive on Gaza since the start of a 72-hour ceasefire Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said.
Fayiz Ismail Abu Hammad, 34, succumbed to wounds he sustained during an Israeli shelling on Khan Younis, Ashraf al-Qidra said.
He said Salah Ahmad al-Ghouti, 22, succumbed to wounds sustained during shelling on Rafah on Monday.
And 12-year-old Nidal Raed Eleiwa also succumbed to his wounds.
The latest deaths brought the death toll of the Israeli assault on Gaza to 1,875, al-Qidra said.
Some 9,567 Palestinians have been wounded throughout the offensive.