Israeli air strike hits Gaza park, kills five - medics

by Reuters
Monday, 28 July 2014 15:00 GMT

GAZA, July 28 (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike hit a public garden in the Beach refugee camp in northern Gaza killing five people, three of them children, according to medics, ending a relative lull in fighting during the Muslim Eid holiday.

Another explosion shook the grounds of Gaza's main Shifa hospital on Tuesday, Reuters witnesses said. It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties.

Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza have been locked in three weeks of fighting which have killed 1,049 people in Gaza, mostly civilians. Some 43 Israeli soldiers have died along with three civilians killed by projectiles within Israeli. (Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi; Writing by Noah Browning; Editing by Crispian Balmer)

Latest News
Comments Close
Israeli air strike hits Gaza park, kills five - medics

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus