Ahmad Ziyad Hussein Sabbah

May 17, 2021: Ahmad Ziyad Hussein Sabbah, 28, was killed by an Israeli missile in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has reported an Israeli drone fired a missile at a group of citizens in central Beit Lahia.

The PCHR added that, as a result, Ahmad and Mohammed Nazeer Mohammed Abu ‘Oun, 18, were killed while two other civilians were injured; one of them sustained serious wounds.

It also said that that at 17:30, Israeli warplanes launched four missiles at Ayman Siyam’s house in central Jabalia camp and destroyed it completely. Five minutes later, an Israeli drone fired a missile at a group of citizens in central Beit Lahia.

On that day, the nineth day of the Israeli offensive on Gaza, ten Palestinians, including one woman and one child, were killed by Israeli missiles and shells, and 122 Palestinians, including twenty-two woman and forty children were injured; many suffered life-threatening wounds.

The bombing brough the death toll to 213 Palestinians, including sixty-one children and thirty-five women, while the total number of injuries reach 958, including 291 children and 206 women.

The PCHR said Israeli warplanes launched dozens of intense airstrikes, along with artillery and gunboats shelling. As a result, more houses and civilian facilities were targeted.

It added that the only Covid-19 laboratory was targeting by an Israeli missile near the Headquarter of the Ministry of Health and al-Rimal Clinic.

The violent artillery shelling also continued, forcing more residents to leave.

Source: The Palestinian Center For Human Rights (PCHR)