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Eight children killed as Israeli warplanes relentlessly bomb Gaza - photos

Eight children killed as Israeli warplanes relentlessly bomb Gaza - photos

Update, Wednesday, 9 July, 10am CST:In the approximately nine hours since this post was originally
published, the casualty count in Gaza has reached forty Palestinians
killed since Tuesday morning. Al-Akhbar English has published a list provided by the health ministry in Gaza with the names of the victims.


“Among those killed, thirteen were aged sixteen or younger. The
youngest victim, eighteen-month-old Mohammed Malakiyeh, was killed along
with his 27-year-old mother. The oldest victim, eighty-year-old Naifeh
Farjallah, was killed in an air strike on the town of Moghraqa,
southwest of Gaza City,” Al-Akhbar reports.


Defence for Children International Palestine has corrected
its alert referenced in the original post below; eighteen-year-old
Ahmad Mousa Habib, killed with his 22-year-old cousin while riding a
motorcycle in Gaza City on Tuesday, was initially identified by the
group as being sixteen years…