Israeli airstrike wipes out 13 Palestinians at gathering in Gaza City

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Israeli airstrike kills 13 Palestinians on gathering in Gaza City

At least 13 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting a gathering of Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip, local eyewitnesses and medical sources said on Wednesday, reported Xinhua.

Eyewitnesses told Xinhua that a drone attacked a gathering of Palestinians trying to access the internet in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City.

Medical sources told Xinhua that at least 13 Palestinians died at the scene, and several others sustained varying degrees of injuries had been transported to the hospital.

The Israeli media reported that a nephew of Hamas politburo leader Ismail Haniyeh was killed in the airstrike.

Meanwhile, Palestinian security sources said that the Israeli army demolished a residential square in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, which has been the site of a military operation for almost a week.

The sources added that the Israeli military intensified aerial and artillery bombardment on the northern outskirts of the camp, where clashes broke out with Palestinian factions.

On April 11, the Israeli army announced the start of a surprise military operation in the middle Gaza Strip as a part of the ongoing war against Hamas for over six months.

Israel has been launching a large-scale offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip to retaliate against a Hamas rampage through the southern Israeli border on Oct. 7, 2023, during which about 1,200 people were killed and more than 200 were taken hostage.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

11 Comments
  1. AshleySmith87 says

    It’s heartbreaking to hear about the loss of innocent lives in this tragic airstrike. The cycle of violence in this region needs to be broken for the sake of all civilians caught in the crossfire.

  2. MeganJohnson92 says

    It is heartbreaking to hear about the loss of life in Gaza City. The cycle of violence and retaliation only perpetuates the suffering of innocent civilians. Dialogue and diplomacy must be prioritized to end this ongoing conflict.

  3. Emily_1989 says

    Was there any specific reason why the Israeli airstrike targeted the gathering in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City?

    1. JohnSmith75 says

      Yes, the Israeli airstrike targeted the gathering in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City because the Israeli military suspected the presence of Hamas operatives in that area.

  4. JennySmith87 says

    These tragic airstrikes against civilians are a clear violation of human rights and must be condemned by the international community. My heart goes out to the families of the victims affected by this senseless violence.

  5. EmilySmith says

    It’s heartbreaking to see the ongoing violence in Gaza. My thoughts are with the innocent lives lost and the families affected by these airstrikes. Peace and dialogue must prevail to ensure a better future for all.

  6. EmilyJohnson80 says

    Were there any warnings given to the Palestinians before the airstrike took place?

    1. DavidSmith92 says

      Unfortunately, no warnings were reported prior to the airstrike. The attack targeted a gathering in a civilian area, leading to a tragic loss of life among the Palestinians present. Such incidents only escalate tensions and deepen the cycle of violence in the region.

  7. Rebecca85 says

    It’s heartbreaking to hear about the loss of life in Gaza City. The cycle of violence and retaliation only brings more suffering for innocent civilians on both sides. My thoughts are with the families affected by this tragedy.

  8. EmilyJohnson says

    Such violence and loss of innocent lives in Gaza is heart-wrenching. The cycle of retaliatory attacks only perpetuates the senseless suffering endured by Palestinians. It’s crucial for both sides to prioritize dialogue and peace-building efforts to end this devastating conflict.

  9. JennaSmith23 says

    Why were Palestinians targeted in the Israeli airstrike? What triggered such a tragic event?

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