August 24, 2014: Rawia Ibrahim Mohammad Jouda, 43, was killed by a missile fired by an Israeli drone targeting the house of Issam Mustafa Jouda, located near the Al Shora mosque in Tal Al Za’tar neighborhood in Jabaliya, in the North Gaza district. Rawia was killed along with her four children.
The victims were identified as follows:
- Rawia Ibrahim Mohammad Jouda (43) Issam’s wife
- Tasneem Issam Jouda (14) His daughter
- Raghad Issam Jouda (12) His daughter
- Mohammad Issam Jouda (8) His son
- Osama Issam Jouda (6) His son
In his affidavit to Al Mezan, Issam stated that his family was sitting in their garden while he was inside the house when he heard the sound of a loud explosion. He added that he saw heavy smoke and dust covering the garden. When he went to the garden he saw the bodies of his wife and four children torn into pieces.
Rawia was from Jabaliya, in the North Gaza district. Source: Al-Mezan