August 01, 2014: Mu’tasem Mustafa Zo’rob, 3, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired two missiles at his family’s house, in the al-Saudi neighborhood in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. In total, the Israeli missiles led to the death of sixteen Palestinians, including four women and ten children.
He was killed along with his mother, Su’ad, 40, his brothers Ahmed, 15, Mohammed, 12, and Walid, 6, his grandmother, Sabha Mustafa Zo’rob, 66, his aunt Sana’ No’man Zo’rob, Sana’s husband Ra’fat Odeh Zo’rob, 51, and their children, Amir, 15, ‘Udai, 13, Shahed, 10, and Khaled, 9, in addition to his aunt Ahlam, 38, her daughter Rawan, 8, her son, Rami, 12, and their infant neighbor Nour Mohammad Abu Asi, 45 days of age.
At least seventy Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells that day in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Mu’tasem was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC, Mezan Center For Human Rights