Khaled Akram Ma’rouf

November 13, 2018: Khaled Akram Yousef Ma’rouf, 29, was killed by an Israeli missile in the Shaima’ area, in Beit Lahia.

An Israeli military drone fired, on Tuesday evening, a missile at Palestinians in the Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one and wounding two others.  Five Palestinians were also injured in Rafah and Khan Younis.

The dead and wounded were all moved to the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahia.

In addition, an Israeli drone fired a missile at Palestinians near the al-‘Aqqad School, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding two young men, before they were rushed to Abu Yousef Najjar Hospital in the city.

Furthermore, the army fired missiles at an area which the Army claimed was a center for an armed resistance group in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, wounding three Palestinians, and causing damage to the building.

It is worth mentioning that the Palestinian Minister of Public Works and Housing, Mofeed al-Hasayneh, has reported that the Israeli shelling and bombardment in the Gaza Strip, since Sunday, has caused destruction and damage to hundreds of buildings and structures.

He said that eight residential units were destroyed, 50 were partially but seriously damaged, and 750 sustained light to moderate damage, and added that most of the targeted buildings are in the Gaza governorate.

The Israeli shells and missiles struck homes, the headquarters of Al-Aqsa TV, Ar-Rahma residential building, Al-Amal Hostel, Palestine Academy for Science and Technology, Ansar Governmental Center, a building owned by al-Yaziji family, in addition to many other buildings, structures and infrastructure sites.

Also killed on November 13th were Khaled Riyad Ahmad Sultan, 26, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike while working on his own farmland, in the Salateen area, west of Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, and Mos’ab Hos, 20, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Malaka area, east of the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city.

Since Saturday, the Israeli military has killed thirteen Palestinians, and injured dozens, in the Gaza Strip.

Khaled was from Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC