Mona Jehad Al-Najjar

July 29, 2014: Mona Jehad Al-Najjar, 27 days, was killed by Israeli missiles fired at the family’s home, owned by Ibrahim Hassan Al-Najjar, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli bombardment also led to the death of her father, Jehad Ibrahim Al-Najjar, 25, and her mother, Maysa, 18.

Also among the dead was her grandmother, Fawziya Qasem Al-Najjar, 81, Fawziya’s daughter-in-law, Mona Ismail Khamis Al Najjar, 43, and Mona’s daughter Aya Ibrahim Al-Najjar, 23, in addition to Mohammad Zaki Al-Najjar, 30, and Hamad Yousif Al-Najjar, 23.

The attack against the Al-Najjar family home came at dawn, without a warning from the Israeli army, and damaged several nearby homes, leading to dozens of injuries.

At least 45 Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells, in different parts of the Gaza Strip, on that day alone. Mona was from Khan Younis. Source: Mezan Center For Human Rights