Gaza (SaebPress) — At least eleven Palestinians have been killed as ‘Israeli’ occupation forces launched a multi airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip, bringing the death toll to eleven people, medics said.
On Friday morning, an ‘Israeli’ airstrike targeted a car in Gaza killing the head of the Popular Resistance Committees Zuhair al-Qaisi and Mahmoud Hanani, a former prisoner who was released by ‘Israel’ four years ago, medical officials informed SaebPress.
Zuhair al-Qaisi was in his car in northern Gaza, along with Mahmoud Hanani, when the occoupation forces fired two missiles at his car and killed the two men.
‘Israel’ later accused PRC secretary-general Zuhair al-Qaisi, of organising attacks along the border with Egypt last year that resulted in the killing of seven of its personals. Meanwhile, The PRC has denied the involvement in the attacks.
In the second Airstrike mid-day Friday on the Gaza Strip two people were killed, Obeid al-Ghirbali and Muhammad Harara were named by medical official Adham Abu Salmiyeh as those killed in that airstrike.
In a statement released on Friday,Gaza’s foreign ministry called on the international community to intervene to stop the ‘Israeli’ aggression against the Palestinian people, the statement stated, Meanwhile a Palestinian official in Gaza said to SaebPress that “the Palestinian people have the right to defend themselves against such crimes and aggression”, he said.
Early Saturday the death toll from the ‘Israeli’ attacks on the Gaza Strip reached to eleven martyrs and many more injuries after the killing of two people in Abu Hatibh Street in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip.
Medical teams pulled out on Friday mid night the bodies of Faik Saad and Mutasim Hajaj from al-Shojaeya neighbourhood of Gaza city they were targeted and killed while walking near the Legislative Council in Gaza, they were rushed with the wounded to Al-Shifa hospital.
The names of the latest fatalities as provided by medical sources to SarebPress are Shadi al-Seiqali (26 years), Obeid al-Garably (24 years old) and Mohammad Khalid Harara (23 years old), Hazem Awad Karika (24 years old).
The Popular Resistance Committees responded Friday to the attacks, and vowed to avenge al-Qaisi’s death. Late Friday, some Palestinian resistance Brigades claimed responsibility for attacking the City of Ashkelon Ashdod, Be’er Sheva and ‘Israeli’ settlements around Gaza; by dozens of rockets, ‘’More than 40 rockets’’ an ‘Isreali’ military source said.