Moshe Agadi

May 5, 2019: Moshe Agadi, 58, was killed by shrapnel from a shell fired by Palestinian resistance fighters from Gaza.

He initially suffered serious shrapnel wounds in the stomach and chest, and died from his wounds at Barzilai Hospital.

Israeli sources said he was as a rocket hit his home in Ashkelon on Saturday night. He died on his way to the hospital.

Three other Israelis were injured, including an elderly woman, 80, who suffered severe wounds from shrapnel.

According to the Israeli army, around 400 shells were fired from Gaza in a number of areas in the southern and central parts of the country, while dozens of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome system.

On Saturday, the Israeli army killed a pregnant Palestinian mother, identified as Falasteen Saleh Abu Arar, 37, and her baby girl, Saba Mahmoud Abu Arar, 14 months, after firing a missile at their home in Gaza city.

Furthermore, the soldiers killed another Palestinian, identified as Khaled Mohammad Abu Qleiq, 25, after the army fired several missiles into areas in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.

Among the targeted buildings was “Abdullah al-Hourani Center for Studies and Documentation” which is run by Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), located in a residential building in Gaza city.

The Israeli bombardment also caused damage to several shops and stores, in addition to media agencies, including the Turkish Anadolu News Agency.

Earlier Saturday, the soldiers killed one Palestinian, identified as Emad Mohammad Nosseir, 22, from Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

On Friday, the soldiers killed two Palestinians during the Great Return March processions, and later killed two members of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas.

On Sunday at dawn, two Palestinian resistance fighters, Mahmoud Sobhi Issa, 26, and and Fawzi Abdul-Halim Bawadi, 24, were killed when Israeli soldiers continued the firing of dozens of missiles and shells, into many areas in the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. Both were members of the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad.

The army also fired missiles at a home, owned by members of Zo’rob family, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and leveled it.

Media sources in Gaza said the Israeli army carried out more than 150 air strikes, in addition to firing dozens of artillery shells against 220 civilian structures in the Gaza Strip, including residential buildings, mosques, stores, educational facilities, media agencies and workshops.

The soldiers also fired missiles targeting 22 agricultural lands and hothouses, near the al-Azhar University and the Islamic University, and caused serious damage to several schools.The number of apartment buildings that were targeted by Israeli missiles has arrived to seven, in several parts of the Gaza Strip, in addition to the al-Mustafa Mosque in the Shati’ refugee camp.

Furthermore, the army fired a missile at a motorcycle in the al-Falouja area, in northern Gaza, wounding two Palestinians, including one who suffered a life-threatening injury.

At least two Palestinians were also injured after the army fired missiles into an area, east of Gaza city.

By the time of this report, at least fifty Palestinians, including children, have been injured by Israeli missiles and shells.

Palestinian resistance groups also fired many shells into several Israeli areas near the besieged Gaza Strip.

Moshe was from Ashkelon, in the southern part of Israel. Source: IMEMC