Shahed Abu Khusa

July 30, 2014: Shahed Ibrahim Abu Khusa, 9, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired missiles at a home belonging to her grandfather, Mohammed ‘Atiya Abu Khousa, in Zawaida village, in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza Strip, also leading to the death of her mother, Sabrin Mohammed Abu Khusa, 32, her brother, Mohammad, 2, and her grandmother, Sabah Mubarak Abu Khusa, 50.

Her father, Ibrahim Suleiman Abu Khusa, 36, was seriously injured, and died from his wounds nine days after the attack.

The Israeli missiles also killed Sabah’s grandchildren, Yazan Imad Abu Khousa, 4, Rital Bashir Abu Khusa, 7 months, and Jana Bilal Abu Khusa, 1. The bombarded property was a three-story house which was reduced to rubble.

At Least 103 Palestinians were killed on the same day, due to ongoing Israeli bombardment and shelling, targeting various Palestinian communities across the Gaza Strip. Shahed was from Deir al-Balah. Source: Mezan Center for Human Rights