Intensive bombing of the Gaza Strip by Israeli warplanes continues for a sixth day, razing neighborhoods and concentrating on houses housing residents.
Thursday’s air assaults focused two homes belonging to the al-Masri and al-Hasani households within the Shati (Seashore) refugee camp in Gaza Metropolis alongside the Mediterranean coast.
Israel stated it dropped 6,000 bombs in six days on the besieged enclave, probably the most densely populated areas on the planet.
Gaza has been lower off from the remainder of the world by the Israeli military for 16 years, forcing its 2.3 million inhabitants to dwell in an remoted surroundings. open air jail.
Shati is the third largest refugee camp among the many eight within the Gaza Strip, and likewise probably the most populous, with greater than 90,000 folks residing in an space of lower than half a sq. kilometer.
Thursday’s air raids on the camp killed 13 folks from two households.
“To date, eight members of my household have been killed,” Saad al-Masri advised Al Jazeera. “My brother Abu Mohammed misplaced his two sons, Yaser and Ramadan, in addition to their daughters Abeer, Firyal and Aya. »
The 50-year-old stated extra our bodies may very well be trapped below the rubble, however there have been no machines to extract them.
Gaza Metropolis’s most important hospital is operating out of house in its morgue and our bodies in white physique luggage lie on the ground.
The Israeli assault on the Shati camp was adopted by related air assaults all through the Gaza Strip. In response to Gaza well being authorities, at the very least 31 folks from the Shihab household, largely ladies and kids, have been killed after an Israeli assault on their dwelling in Gaza. Jabaliathe biggest refugee camp in northern Gaza.
Within the central city of Deir el-Balah, at the very least 14 members of the Azaizeh household have been killed after their dwelling was focused.
The dying toll now exceeds 1,500, and 60 p.c of the Palestinians killed are ladies and kids, well being officers stated. Greater than 6,000 others have been injured.