Ra’fat Odeh Zo’rob

August 01, 2014: Ra’fat Odeh Zo’rob, 51, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired two missiles at his 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.

The home was destroyed over its inhabitants, leading to Ra’fat’s death along with his wife, Sana’, 41, and their children, Amir, 15, ‘Udai, 13, Shahed, 10, and Khaled, 9.

Besides Ra’fat, his wife and their children, the Palestinians who were killed by the Israeli missiles have been identified as his mother-in-law, Sabha Mustafa Zo’rob, 66, his sister-in-law, Su’ad No’man Zo’rob, 40, Su’ad’s sons, Ahmed, 15, Mohammed, 12, Walid, 6, and Mu’tasem, 3, in addition to her second sister, Ahlam, 38, along with her daughter, Rawan, 8, and her son, Rami, 12, in addition to 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. Ra’fat was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC, Mezan Center For Human Rights