Mohammad Abu Haddaf

December 06, 2017: Mohammad Saleh Abu Haddaf, 9, died from serious wounds he suffered on August 8, 2014, when Israeli army drones fired missiles at his family’s home, and several nearby homes, in al-Qarara town, north of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Mohammad Abu Hdaf, a kindergartner at the time, sustained spine injuries from shrapnel during an Israeli drone strike in Al-Qarara, east of Khan Younis, on August 8, 2014, according to documentation collected by Defense for Children International – Palestine. After a long series of medical interventions including treatment abroad in Turkey and Israel, Mohammad died early Wednesday morning.

The missile, which struck the family home, killed three family members, identified as Mahmoud Khaled Abu Haddaf, 15, Suleiman Samir Abu Haddaf, 21, and Mahmoud Mohammad Abu Haddaf, 9, and injured at least six others, including Mohammad.

Mohammad was from al-Qarara, south of Khan Younis. Sources: IMEMC | DCIP