Abdul-Fattah Abu ‘Azzoum

June 28, 2018: Abdul-Fattah Mustafa Abu ‘Azzoum, 17, died from serious wounds he suffered earlier at dawn, after Israeli soldiers fired shells at Palestinians in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry said the child suffered serious head wounds, inflicted by fragments of an Israel shell.

He was rushed to Abu Yousef Najjar Hospital, in Rafah, where he underwent an urgent surgery, but later succumbed to his wounds at the Intensive Care Unit.

Another Palestinian was also injured in the Israeli attack, and suffered moderate-to-severe wounds to several parts of his body.

The Israeli army claimed that the two Palestinians “were crawling towards the border fence,” when the soldiers fired a shell at them.

On Wednesday evening, the soldiers shot four Palestinians, including one who suffered serious wounds, and detained one child, east of Rafah, after the army claimed they attempted to breech the border fence.

On June 24, a young man, identified as Osama Khalil Abu Khater, 29, died from serious wounds he suffered, two days earlier, when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire during a protest at the Gaza border fence.

The latest deaths bring the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli army fire and shells since the “Great Return March” processions started on Palestinian Land Day, on March 30th 2018, to 133 including two journalists, identified as Yasser Mortaja, 31, and Ahmad Abu Hussein, 25.

The soldiers also  killed two medics, identified as Razan Najjar, 22, and Mousa Jaber Abu Hassanein, 36, injured 223 others, in addition to causing damage to 37 ambulances. Abdul-Fattah was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC

Amin Mansour Abu Moammar

March 30, 2018: Amin Mansour Abu Moammar, 22, was killed by Israeli army fire in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian was shot with live fire during nonviolent processions on Palestinian lands, hundreds of meters away from the border fence, in Rafah.

Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds at the protesters, wounding more than twenty, including three who suffered serious wounded.

The corpse of the slain Palestinian, and the wounded, were rushed to Abu Yousef an-Najjar Hospital, in Rafah.

The soldiers also killed Mohammad Kamel Najjar, 25, near the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, after the army fired dozens of live rounds at hundreds of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, marching near the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Red Crescent said the soldiers shot at least 54 with live fire, and caused dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

Among the wounded Palestinians are ten, including a young woman, who were shot with live fire, east of the Zeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza city; most of them were shot in their legs, and suffered moderate injuries.

At least seven Palestinians were shot with live fire, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza Strip, 4 in nearby Rafah, and were rushed to Nasser Hospital, the European Hospital and Abu Yousef Najjar Hospital, while dozens more suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

Reports from the Red Crescent in Gaza revealed that the soldiers shot with live fire 10 Palestinians in Gaza city, 20 in Jabalia, 8 in Deir al-Balah, 12 in Rafah, and seven in Gaza Younis.

The reports do not include many Palestinians, who are receiving treatment in field clinics, which were installed in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

The injuries and fatalities took place in six areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, after thousands of Palestinians marched on their lands, marking the Palestinian Land Day, and protesting the ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestine, including Jerusalem.

Earlier on Friday morning, the soldiers fired tank and artillery shells at Palestinian farmers, east of the Al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one, identified as Omar Wahid Nasrallah Sammour, 27, and seriously wounding another.

On Thursday evening, the Palestinians installed tents 700 meters away from the fence, east of Gaza city, while medics installed mobile clinics, especially since the army is preparing to use live ammunition against the nonviolent protesters.

The army also infiltrated cellular networks in Gaza, especially phones owned by organizers of the processions, and tried to provide false information regarding places of protests. Amin was from Rafah, in southern Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Kamel Najjar

March 30, 2018: Mohammad Kamel Najjar, 25, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired dozens of live rounds at hundreds of Palestinian protesters, nonviolently marching near the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRC) has reported that the soldiers killed Mohammad with live fire, and injured at least ninety others, including three who suffered serious wounds, in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

The soldiers also killed another Palestinian, Amin Mahmoud Moammar, 38, from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, also after shooting him with live fire.

The PRC added that at least 54 Palestinians were shot with live fire, and dozens suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

Among the wounded Palestinians are ten, including a young woman, who were shot with live fire, east of the Zeitoun neighborhood, southeast of Gaza city.

At least seven Palestinians were shot with live fire, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza Strip, 4 in nearby Rafah, and were rushed to Nasser Hospital, the European Hospital and Abu Yousef Najjar Hospital, while dozens more suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

Reports from the Red Crescent in Gaza revealed that the soldiers shot with live fire 10 Palestinians in Gaza city, 20 in Jabalia, 8 in Deir al-Balah, 12 in Rafah, and seven in Gaza Younis.

The reports do not include many Palestinians, who are receiving treatment in field clinics, which were installed in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

The injuries and fatalities took place in six areas in the besieged Gaza Strip, after thousands of Palestinians marched on their lands, marking the Palestinian Land Day, and protesting the ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestine, including Jerusalem.

Earlier on Friday morning, the soldiers fired tank and artillery shells at Palestinian farmers, east of the Al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing one, identified as Omar Wahid Nasrallah Sammour, 27, and seriously wounding another.

On Thursday evening, the Palestinians installed tents 700 meters away from the fence, east of Gaza city, while medics installed mobile clinics, especially since the army is preparing to use live ammunition against the nonviolent protesters.

The army also infiltrated cellular networks in Gaza, especially phones owned by organizers of the processions, and tried to provide false information regarding places of protests. Mohammad was from Tal az-Za’tar area, in northern Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Yousef Abu ‘Athra

March 22, 2017: Yousef Sha’ban Abu ‘Athra, 16, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired shells and live rounds into Palestinian lands in Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Two other Palestinians suffered moderate-to-severe injuries from the attack. The Israeli army claimed it opened fire on Palestinians who aroused suspicion by heading towards the border fence. Following the attack, Israeli tanks carried out a limited invasion into Palestinian lands, close to the fence. In a press release, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) said several civilians intended to sneak into Israel for work when the army fired artillery shells, one striking the child to the upper part of his body. Yousef was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC

Husam Soufi


February 9, 2017
: Husam Hameed Soufi, 24, was killed by Israeli missiles while he was working in a siege-busting border tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Mohammad Anwar al-Aqra’, 38, was also killed in the strike, while at least five Palestinians were injured and buried under the rubble.

The two Palestinians were workers trying to support their families amidst the ongoing Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. Husam was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad al-Aqra’


February 9, 2017
: Mohammad Anwar al-Aqra’, 38, was killed by Israeli missiles while he was working in a siege-busting border tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Husam Hameed Soufi, 24, was also killed in the strike, while at least five Palestinians were injured and buried under the rubble.

The two Palestinians were workers trying to support their families amidst the ongoing Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. Husam was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC

Abdel Fattah Abu Sleimeh

September 10, 2014: Abdel Fattah Hussein Abu Sleimeh, 72, died from serious wounds suffered on August 21, 2014, when Israeli soldiers fired nine missiles from their war jets targeting the home of Nasser Hussein Kullab, and nearby homes, in Canada area, in Tal al-Sultan, west of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The three-story, 200 square/meter Kullab family home was inhabited by two families of fourteen members, and was destroyed by the Israeli missiles, while six nearby homes were severely damaged.

The Israeli strikes led to the death of twelve Palestinians in these targeted homes; three of them were leaders of Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. Among the slain Palestinians were four children and three women.

Medical sources in Rafah said at least 54 Palestinians were injured in the attacks, including 22 children and 16 women.

The Israeli missiles instantly killed Mohammed Hamdan Barhoum, 45, ‘Aiysha Ismail Attiya, 63, Ra’ed Subhi Al-Attar, 40, in addition to Nazera Ramadan Kullab, 41, her sons Ahmed, 17, Yousef, 15, and Abdullah, 11, Hasan Hussein Younis, 79, his wife Amal, 53, their granddaughter, Seba, 4, Ra’ed al-Attar, 40, Mohammad Barhoum, 45,

At least 72 Palestinians, including more than 15 children were killed by Israeli missiles and shells that day, in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Abdel-Fattah was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC, Mezan Center for Human Rights

Nidal Soheil Badawi

Nidal BadawiAugust 25th, 2014: Nidal Soheil Hamdan Badawi, 24, years old, died on August 25th of wounds sustained two days prior, on August 23rd, 2014 in al-‘Adas, in the Rafah District of southern Gaza.

He was injured by a missile fired from an Israeli military aircraft while he was walking on Saddam Hussein St. in Rafah. He was a member of the military wing of the Islamic Jihad.

His killing came in the midst of a massive Israeli military invasion of Gaza during July and August 2014, in which

Nidal was from a-Shaburah, in the Rafah District of the southern Gaza Strip. Source: B’Tselem.

Ra’ed Subhi Al-Attar

August 21, 2014: Mohammed Hamdan Barhoum, 45, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired nine missiles from their war jets targeting the home of Nasser Hussein Kullab, and nearby homes, in Canada area, in Tal al-Sultan, west of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The three-story, 200 square/meter Kullab family home was inhabited by two families of fourteen members, and was destroyed by the Israeli missiles, while six nearby homes were severely damaged.

The Israeli strikes led to the death of twelve Palestinians in these targeted homes; three of them were leaders of Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. Among the slain Palestinians were four children and three women.

Medical sources in Rafah said at least 54 Palestinians were injured in the attacks, including 22 children and 16 women.

Mohammed was killed along with along with ‘Aiysha Ismail Attiya, 63, Ra’ed Subhi Al-Attar, 40, in addition to Nazera Ramadan Kullab, 41, her sons Ahmed, 17, Yousef, 15, and Abdullah, 11, Hasan Hussein Younis, 79, his wife Amal, 53, their granddaughter, Seba, 4, Ra’ed al-Attar, 40, Mohammad Barhoum, 45, and Abdel-Fattah Abu Sleimeh who died from his wounds on September 10, 2014.

Resident Abdel-Fattah Hussein Abu Sleimeh, 72, was mortally wounded and died from his wounds on September 10, 2014.

At least 72 Palestinians, including more than 15 children were killed by Israeli missiles and shells that day, in various parts of the Gaza Strip. Mohammed was from Rafah. Source: IMEMC, Mezan Center for Human Rights