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Quds Brigades say fighters killed 4 Israeli soldiers near Gaza City
Third family member dies of Gaza airstrike wounds
Published Monday 26/11/2012 (updated) 27/11/2012 14:48
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Jihad al-Masharawi cries after his son Omar was killed in an Israeli
airstrike in Gaza City Nov. 14, 2012. (Reuters/Ahmed Zakot)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- A Palestinian man on Monday died of wounds sustained in an Israeli strike that killed two of his relatives on the first day of Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip.

Ahmad Ali Masharawi sustained major burns when an Israeli missile hit his garden in Gaza City on Nov. 14. His infant nephew, 11-month-old, Omar Masharawi, was killed immediately, as was his pregnant sister-in-law Hiba Mashharawi Turk.

BBC correspondent Paul Danahar wrote on Twitter that Ahmad Masharawi had been trying to carry Omar to safety when the house was hit engulfing them both in flames.

Omar's father and Ahmad's brother is BBC employee Jihad Masharawi, whose image cradling his dead son became a symbol of the conflict.


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1 ) more money from QAATAR / Hanyiah is happy
26/11/2012 16:16
did you see his smiles when he walked the ruins of GAZA?? he looked so happy!

2 ) Mel / USA
26/11/2012 16:24
The Palestinian people NEVER deserved any of this! They NEVER did anything to anyone except fight back,with courage and patience,undermassive odds, for their LEGAL human,RIGHTS!
It has to stop Obama! You have to do right by Palestine &the WHOLE region,for peace and(pre-67 border)Israeli peace too.MUTUAL respect=mutual equitable peace!
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