Death toll hits 10 as Israel continues airstrikes on Gaza

Death toll hits 10 as Israel continues airstrikes on Gaza

Gaza: Israeli warplanes carried out more airstrikes on the Gaza Strip overnight on Saturday in continuing aggression that started on Friday, killing two Palestinians in Bureij refugee camp, in the centre of the enclave, and one in the town of Beit Lahia, WAFA reported according to medical sources.

Israeli fighter jets bombed a group of Palestinians at the entrance to Maghazi refugee camp and killed Mahmoud Subhi Essa, 26, and Fawzi Bawadi, 24. Fighter jets also bombed a location in the town of Beit Lahiya, north of Gaza, killing Khaled Mohammad Abu-Qleiq, 25. This brings up the number of Palestinians killed by the latest Israeli aerial and artillery strikes to 10, including a 14-month toddler and her pregnant mother.

Israeli warplanes also carried out a series of airstrikes across the coastal enclave, destroying at least three residential buildings in the densely populated Rimal neighborhood of Gaza City. Plus, several schools, four health vehicles and three homes across the Gaza Strip were partially destroyed by the airstrikes, according to Gaza hospitals. —Agencies