Around 70 Airstrikes within 12 Hours… Israel Violates the Gaza Strip: Pregnant Woman and her Baby Girl Killed ,,, Residential Buildings Targeted … and Israeli Attacks Continue


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 4, 2019

The Israeli forces escalated their attacks against the Gaza Strip and killed a 5-month pregnant woman and her baby girl in a series of intense airstrikes and shelling throughout the Gaza Strip. Meanwhile, the Israeli warplanes continue until the moment to target residential buildings in central Gaza neighborhoods in a serious escalation that forewarns of inflicting more casualties.

This wave of escalation came a bloody day in which the Israeli forces killed four Palestinians.  Two of them were civilians, including a person with a disability, who were targeted with live ammunition during their participation in the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, east of Khan Younis and al-Bureij refugee camp.  Meanwhile, the other two were members of the Palestinian armed groups who were in a military site that was targeted in eastern Maghazi refugee camp shortly after the Israeli forces announced that two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a Palestinian shooting, east of al-Bureij…