Eight New Dead In Gaza, Israel Strikes Toll Rises To 227

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Updated May 19, 2021
Neighbours and relatives assess the damage inside a house in Deir el-Balah in the central Gaza Strip, on May 19, 2021, where they say a disabled 33-year-old man on a wheelchair, his pregnant wife and their 3-year-old daughter were killed in an Israeli air strike.(Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP)



Israeli strikes killed seven people including a disabled man, his pregnant wife and their three-year-old child in the besieged Palestinian enclave of Gaza on Wednesday, the health ministry said.

Another person died of wounds sustained the day before, the ministry in Gaza told AFP, bringing to 227 the number of people killed in Israeli bombardment in the coastal strip since May 10.


A partial view shows a damaged house following a rocket attack fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on May 19, 2021. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)