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2 killed in Israeli airstrikes
Published Tuesday 15/07/2014 (updated) 16/07/2014 16:59
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GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- An elderly Palestinian man was killed on Tuesday in an airstrike on agricultural land in the northwestern areas of Khan Younis late Tuesday.

Additionally, Ismael Qaddouh Fattouh, 25, was killed in a drone strike in the al-Zaytoun neighborhood of eastern Gaza City.

The two deaths raised the toll to seven for Tuesday, and 196 in total.

Two people were also injured in an airstrike on the Bakroon family home in the al-Shujayyiah neighborhood of eastern Gaza City.

Ten people including three children and two women were injured in another airstrike on Jabaliya refugee camp.

Israeli strikes also targeted three houses belonging to the Badwan family in al-Zaytoun neighborhood in southern Gaza, another belonging to the al-Ghoul family in al-Shati refugee camp, and a third belonging to the al-Dahdouh family in Tal al-Hawa.

Several Israeli airstrikes were also launched on agricultural land in al-Mighrafa, Tal al-Hawa in southern Gaza, al-Manshiya in northern Gaza, and lands in the al-Shaghaf neighborhood in eastern Gaza.

The raids came shortly after Israel's army announced it was ending a ceasefire it said it had observed since 9 a.m. under the terms of an Egyptian truce proposal.

Hamas said it was not consulted by any official party and only heard of the initiative through the media.

"Hamas has fired 47 rockets since we suspended our strikes in Gaza at 9:00 a.m. As a result, we have resumed our operation against Hamas," the army said on its official Twitter account.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior Israeli official told AFP that the military had been ordered to "act forcefully".

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said: "Nobody has consulted us about this initiative, and so it is natural that the initiative isn't binding to us."

The Hamas official condemned international and regional support for the ceasefire initiative, explaining that if one of the sides involved in the conflict is not consulted it is "worthless."

More than 192 people have been killed in Gaza over the past week as Israel has waged a relentless air campaign against the coastal enclave, killing mainly civilians, according to OCHA.

In response, militants have fired more than a thousand rockets into Israel where no one has been killed in the current confrontation.
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1 ) finally some dead joos / it was getting embarrassing
15/07/2014 20:36
let us hope this goes on

2 ) Shona / Canada
15/07/2014 21:10
Are the al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas’ military wing and other renegade radical Islamic Jihadist terrorist organisations, the al-Quds Brigades military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees and the al-Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades protecting their Palestinian citizens in the Gaza Strip.

3 ) ben Zalman / USA
15/07/2014 22:13
Expect many more unfortunately. Hamas' goals are more important than a few of their own dead. Israel takes more care to prevent Arab deaths than any Arab country and especially Hamas ever did or will. Even an Al-Jazeera reporter stated that Syria should learn from the Israeli ethics in war not to attack innocents. As time goes on, the world will see that the mighty yet gentle lion that is Israel exists at the will of Hashem and therefore those who oppose it, oppose G-d himself.

4 ) Gustavo / Israel
15/07/2014 22:29
Does anyone know what is the strategy of Hamas?

5 ) Mel / USA
15/07/2014 23:19
Zionist cowardly bas**ards are even missiling hospitals(Al Waffa) to "mow the lawn"(like 2008-9)for Israeli TANKS to come in if Bibi's ground offensive starts,as well as the air-sea,land offensive already! HOW DARE YOU ISRAEL(our patronee)! HOW DARE YOU Obama& Kerry-YOU CROOKED COWARDS(illegal patrons of Israel-against Intrnal Laws,Geneva Cons,Symington Amendment &HUMAN RIGHTS!)Israeli-Zionist scum!You insult JEWS too.

6 ) Mel / USA
16/07/2014 03:05
How are you going to help Abbas? Did your PA Israeli-proxy really refuse to transfer blood,donated by the Israeli people for injured Gazans,to GAZA!
Or maybe the blood is for PA/Fatah in Gaza only Abbas eh???????
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