Israeli strikes kill 4 in Gaza, hiking toll to 34

Israeli air strikes hit the cabinet headquarters of Gaza's Hamas government.


Afp November 17, 2012

GAZA CITY: Israeli air strikes on central and southern Gaza killed four people on Saturday, medics said, raising the overall death toll in Gaza to 34.

"Three men died in an Israeli air strike on Maghazi camp in central Gaza," said emergency services spokesman Adham Abu Selmiya.

Separately, medics said another person was killed in a strike on a motorcycle in the Tel al-Sultan neighbourhood of the southern city of Rafah, which took place shortly before a visit by Tunisian Foreign Minister Rafik Abdessalem

He was, who is expected to arrive through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt at around 0800 GMT, official sources said.

A Palestinian security source told AFP the three who died in central Gaza were all from the ruling Hamas movement, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, naming them as Ali Manameh, Hossam Abdel Jawad and Assaf Gharwish.

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numbersnumbers | 8 years ago | Reply

@Ishtiaq Bercha: Assad butchers his own people on a daily basis to the tune of some 30,000 killed over the last year and a half ! Obviously you have not seen any news of the ARAB SPRING which has toppled the Arab dictators in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt! Assad will be next, so why are you defending him after his slaughter of Syrians???

Cautious | 8 years ago | Reply

@Monash.

@Cautious: Wow Pakistani’s more malnutrite then gazans thats a first. Can you back up your comments to make that more convincing.

Easy Google - last article I read was on ET. http://tribune.com.pk/story/375257/height-of-pakistanis-has-fallen-4-inches-over-50-years-say-experts/. You still haven't provided a reasonable explanation on why Gaza can't get food, medicine etc through the Egyptian border and your speculation that Egypt is afraid to upset America by providing transit for food/medicine is just more anti American blather which has zero substance.

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