Shahed Ra’fat Zo’rob

August 01, 2014: Shahed Ra’fat Zo’rob, 10, 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.

The home was destroyed over its inhabitants, leading to his death along with his father, Ra’fat Odeh Zo’rob, 51, his mother, Sana’, 41, and his brothers, Amir, 15, ‘Udai, 13, and Khaled, 9.

The Israeli missiles also killed grandmother, Sabha Mustafa Zo’rob, 66, his aunt, Su’ad No’man Zo’rob, 40, Su’ad’s sons, Ahmed, 15, Mohammed, 12, Walid, 6, and Mu’tasem, 3, in addition to his second aunt, Ahlam, 38, her daughter, Rawan, 8, and her son, Rami, 12. Their infant neighbor Nour Mohammad Abu Asi, 45 days of age, was also killed in the Israeli bombardment.

At least seventy Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells that day in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Shahed was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC, Mezan Center For Human Rights