Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered after the army fired a missile at his home, during the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, in the summer of 2014.
The Al-Wafa’ Rehabilitation Hospital said the child Mohammad Nasr al-Reefy, 14, was seriously injured, on August 21, 2014, to several parts of his body, especially his spine, resulting in quadriplegia and various health complications.
The child was injured in mainly in his neck and head when the Israeli army fired a missile at the family’s farmland, in the Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza city.
The Israeli missile instantly killed the child’s brother Omar Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 4, and their father Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 37.
The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights has reported that, on Thursday morning August 21st, 2014, an Israeli war jet filed a missile at a farmland owned by ar-Reefy family, near the an-Nafaq Street, north of Gaza city, killing five members of the family, including three children, and wounding four, including two children, identified as Maram ar-Reefi, and Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, who later died from his wounds.
It said the soldiers killed Ahmad Tareq ar-Reefy, Mohammad Tareq ar-Reefy, 13, Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 6, and Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, and injured dozens, many of them seriously.
A few hours later, the army fired a missile into Sheikh Radwan Graveyard, north of Gaza city, killing four graveyard workers and caretakers, identified as Abdul-Rahim Talal Shweikh, 22, Rami Hamdi Salem, 20, Mohammad Hamdi Salem, 18, and Awsam Talal Shweikh, 45, in addition to seriously wounded Salem Abu Ghaddayeen, 28.
The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said the soldiers killed at least 2218 Palestinians during the 51-day Israeli offensive on the coastal region, while dozens later died from their serious wounds. Around %72-84 of the slain Palestinians were civilians, including hundreds of children.
Al-Mezan stated that the Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, residential buildings and structures, resulted in wiping out entire families, while dozens of families lost multiple members. According to UN OCHA, 142 families lost 3 members or more, killed by the Israeli attacks.
(Source / 03.11.2018)