Israeli airstrike martyrs 2 Palestinian children

| 15.07,18. 06:46 PM |



Israeli airstrike martyrs 2 Palestinian children


Israeli warplanes carried out a fresh wave of airstrikes across the blockaded Gaza Strip on Saturday, killing two Palestinian children, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.


The warplanes targeted an under-construction building in al-Katiba neighborhood in Gaza, the ministry said.


Amir al-Nimra, 15, and Luey Kuheyl ,14, were confirmed dead and 14 others were wounded in the airstrikes, it added.


Earlier, in a statement, the Israeli army said the attacks targeted 40 military sites belonging to Palestinian group Hamas in the northern city of Beit Lahiya.


According to an Israeli army statement, 91 rockets were allegedly fired from Gaza to Israeli side since morning.


Saturday’s attacks were the largest since 2014 when the Israeli army launched a devastating war on the Gaza Strip, killing more than 2,000 Palestinians and injuring thousands.


Earlier Saturday, the Israeli army said it had destroyed two underground tunnels in airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.


Tension has been running high across the Gaza Strip amid protests demanding an end to the decades-long Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands and lifting an 11-year blockade, which has gutted the coastal enclave’s economy and deprived its roughly 2 million inhabitants of basic commodities.


Since the protests began in March, more than 130 people have been killed – and thousands more injured – by Israeli army fire.



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