61 Palestinians Killed on Saturday, Including 12
Children, 270 wounded, in Israeli Occupation Forces Terrorist Attacks on
Northern Gaza Strip
Abu Zuhri: The number of Saturday victims is
the highest in one day since 1967
[ 02/03/2008 - 11:06 AM ]
Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman and a history
professor, stated that the large number of victims of Israeli attacks on
Saturday that reached at least 61 Palestinians is the highest number of
victims killed in one day by Israel since it occupied Gaza and the West
Bank in 1967.
In a statement to the PIC, Dr. Abu Zuhri added that
this high death toll came two days after the Israeli occupation killed
37 Palestinians which reflected the size of the Holocaust carried out by
Israel against the Gaza people.
The history professor underlined that 25 percent of
the victims were children and infants in addition to many women, adding
that Israel also tends to target Palestinian families as happened to the
Attallah family members who were all killed by Israeli shelling.
The Israeli warplanes killed on Saturday night six
Palestinian policemen and Qassam fighters in front of the police station
in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, in addition to another fighter who was
killed by the IOF troops east of the Breij refugee camp, central Gaza
With these new deaths, the number of Palestinians
killed by the IOF troops since it started to escalate its military
operations on Wednesday had risen to 98 victims; while the number of the
wounded exceeded 270 some of them are in extremely serious conditions.
According to a statistics report prepared by the PIC,
the 61 victims killed by Israel on Saturday included 12 children and 11
civilians, whereas the others were affiliated with Palestinian armed
60 Palestinians killed in Jabalia, Gaza Strip,
by the Israeli terrorist attacks on Saturday
Aljazeera tv reported from Gaza at 5:00 pm ET, March
1, 2008, that 60 Palestinians were killed in Jabalia, Gaza Strip, by the
Israeli terrorist attacks on Saturday. More than 160 were injured, many
of them in critical conditions, indicating the death toll will be
increasing from today's Israeli massacre of Palestinians in northern
Aljazeera tv reported from Gaza at 1:00 pm ET, March
1, 2008, that 50 Palestinians were killed in Jabalia, Gaza Strip, by the
Israeli terrorist attacks on Saturday. More than 150 were injured, many
of them in critical conditions, indicating the death toll will be
increasing from today's Israeli massacre of Palestinians in northern
The overwhelming majority of the killed and injured
were civilians, including 11 children. Only 15 of the killed were
Palestinian resistance fighters.
IOTF bloodbath claims the lives of 46
Palestinians, including 11 children
[ 01/03/2008 - 05:21 PM ]
The Israeli occupation terrorist forces (IOTF) ongoing
barbaric bloodbath east of Jabalia in northern Gaza claimed the lives of
46 Palestinians, including 11 children, and wounded at least 160 others
amidst unprecedented world silence.
Medical and security sources said that three citizens
were killed in an Israeli missile raid east of Gaza city Saturday
IOF Apache helicopters an hour
earlier fired two missiles at another civilian home killing another
three citizens and wounding 13 in the powerful explosions that leveled
the three-storey building.
Four citizens were also killed in an IOF air raid on
an area near a mosque in Jabalia town including a child, medical sources
They added that six others were killed east of Jabalia
Saturday afternoon including two members of the Qassam Brigades.
In the morning and until noon Saturday 30 Palestinians
were killed in the IOF massacre that started with an IOF incursion east
of Jabalia before dawn Saturday.
The Palestinian center for human rights said that all
civilians killed in the Israeli savage raid were murdered inside their
Death toll reaches 37 as the army continues
its military offensive on northern Gaza
Saturday March 01, 2008 16:05 by IMEMC Staff
As the Israeli occupation terrorist army continued its
military offensive targeting Jabalia refugee camp in the northern part
of the Gaza Strip Palestinian medical sources reported that the death
toll in the Gaza Strip stood at 37 by Saturday midday.
Dr. Mo'awiyeh Hassanain, of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in the
coastal region, said that 37Palestinian have been killed by Israeli fire
since the Israeli military ground offensive started on Saturday at dawn.
He added that 11
of those killed are resistance fighters, while the other
26 are civilians
children, the youngest of whom was just 2 days old.
Hassanain said that so far today 120 Palestinian have been injured, the
majority of whom are civilians.
According to the Gaza Ministry of Health the death toll in Gaza due to
Israeli attacks since last Sunday now stands at 81, including 19
Jihad Al-Khalidi, a resident of Jabalyia whose home is under attack by
Israeli tanks told IMEMC "we have no phones or electricity, the tanks
are firing at us. We are unable to move. The water is also cut off."
Al-Khalidi said that soldiers are using roof troop as shot out posts and
firing at anything that move. He added that tanks are shelling civilian
The Israeli army started its military offensive at around 1:00 am on
Saturday, when at least 30 tanks and bulldozers supported by a battalion
of infantry troops attacked the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern
part of the Gaza Strip.
Lacking fuel and medicine:
Dr. Bassam Abu Wardah, the Director of the Kamal Adwan Hospital in the
northern Gaza Strip told IMEMC "we do not know what we will do if the
operation continues. We are suffering from lack of medicine and fuel."
Israel has imposed a total siege on the Gaza Strip since June 2007,
leaving the 1.5 million Palestinians living Gaza lacking fuel and
Attacking media and medical crews:
Medical crews reported that they came under fire as they tried to
evacuate the injured from Jabalia refugee camp. On Saturday midday
Israeli tanks targeted two media crews as they were covering the
Hiba Abu Shamalih, the Al-Jazeera Arabic correspondent in the Gaza
Strip, stated that she came under fire along with her camera crew as
they were covering the events in Gaza this morning.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stated on Saturday midday that he
condemned the military offensive and considered it a threat to peace.
Meanwhile Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak, told reporters that his
army will continue attacking the Gaza Strip until the Palestinian
resistance fighters in Gaza stop firing homemade shells at the nearby
The Israeli government announced on Friday that its army has completed
preparations for a wide-scale offensive against Gaza.
The Palestinian resistance
Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation terrorist army announced that
Palestinian resistance fighters managed to kill two invading soldiers
and destroyed a military vehicle on Saturday.
Palestinian resistance groups fired 13 homemade shells at nearby Israeli
areas on Saturday morning, injuring three civilians in the southern
Israeli town of Sderot that borders the Gaza Strip.
The Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, said that
8 of its fighters were killed on Saturday during armed clashes with the
Israeli army. Meanwhile the Al Quds brigades said that three fighter
from their group were also killed in clashes on Saturday morning.
Update from : 26 including four children killed in Gaza, death
toll hits 55
Time : 12:14
Palestinian medical sources reported that at least 26 Palestinians
killed and 62 injured during the on going Israeli military operation
targeting Jabalyia refugee camp in the northern part of the Gaza strip
Eyewitnesses reported that Israeli troops and tanks invaded Jabalyia and
opened fire at resident homes; meanwhile Israeli helicopters fire
missiles at civilians homes and cars.
Palestinian medics said that the Israeli troops opened fire at them
while they were evicting the injured.
The Al-Qassam brigades the armed wing of the rolling Hamas party said
that seven of its men were killed when Israeli helicopters fired
missiles at resistance fighters groups defending Jabaliya.
Meanwhile the Al Qudes brigades said that one of its resistance fighters
was killed by the Israeli army fire in Jabaliya.
Talking to IMEMC, Dr. Bassam Abu Wardah, the director of the Kamal Adwan
hospital in Gaza city said that most of those killed and injured were
civilians. Abu Wardah said" we could hear the shelling from the
The military operation started on Saturday at dawn, eyewitnesses said
that army is continuing the shelling of resident homes.
Israeli media sources said that at least 12 home made shells were fired
from the Gaza strip into nearby southern Israeli town of Sederot and
injured three Israelis. Meanwhile the Israeli army reported that five
soldiers were injured during the ongoing attack on the Jabalyia refugee
This brings the number of those killed by Israeli forces in the Gaza
Strip since early Tuesday to 55 Palestinians, including women, children,
men and members of the armed resistance. At least 150 Palestinians are
injured, most of them children. Several are in critical condition, as
reported by official medical sources.
This deadly attack comes shortly after Israeli minister of Defense Ehud
Barak announced that preparations are complete for a large-scale
invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Of those killed today so far were:
1- Iyad Al Ashram 26.
2- Iyad Abu Shabak, 45,
3- and his daughter Jaclyn Abu Shabak, 17.
4-Musleh Abu Ali
5-Bassam Obeed, 45
6-and his son Mohamed 15.
7-Hamzah Al Jamal, 40.
8- Mustafa Abu Jalal, 18
9-Mohamed Al Madbuh, 18.
10- Hussen Abu Safi, 20.
11- Abdullah Abed Raboh
12- Nasser Manoun, 20
13 Saeed Al Hasheem, 20
14- Abdulah abu Sha'erah, 20
15-Samah Asalyiah, 17
16- and her sister Salwah 13.
17- Mo'tassem abed Raboh , 19
18- Ghader Abed Saleh 16
19- Mohamed Saleem 19.
Update from: 26 including four children killed in Gaza, death
toll hits 45
26 Palestinians, including 4 children, and more then 70 injured in early
morning air strikes on the northern Gaza Strip city of Jabalia, as
Israel carries out its promise of a holocaust on Gaza.
Medical sources reported that early this morning Israeli occupation
terrorist forces fired a missile directly into a home, killing a 12 year
old girl, Yasmin Saafi and her little brother Iyad Mohammad Abu Safi.
In a similar air attack, Israeli forces killed 45 year old Bassam Obaid
and his son Mohammad. A baby girl also died late last night of injuries
sustained in an attack on the northern Gaza Strip.
Al-Quds Brigade, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, announced that
Mohammad Saleh was killed in another Israeli attack that targeted
operatives of the movement.
Two other people were injured. All were rushed to Kamal Adwan Hospital
in the northern Strip at dawn. From Hamas’ al-Qassam Brigades, two
people were killed.
Israeli forces targeted a car in Jabalia in which Iyad Ashram was
killed. Israeli forces also killed Abdullah Faraj, a member of the armed
resistance wing who was fighting back.
34 Palestinians dead, more than 100 wounded, 2 Israeli
soldiers dead, five wounded in Israeli attacks on Gaza
Date: 01 / 03 / 2008 Time: 11:42
Bethlehem - Gaza – Ma'an –
34 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli
occupation terrorist forces attacks on the Gaza Strip on since dawn
Saturday, including five children
and more than 100 wounded in Israeli shelling on the northern Gaza
Two Israeli soldiers have also been killed and five injured as Israeli
forces step up its attacks on the coastal region.
In the latest attack Abdul Rahman Shahab the son of Hamas leader Muhamad
Shahab was killed.
Two sisters 13-year-old Salwa Zedan and 17-year-old Samah Zedan were
killed in an Israeli attack near their house east of Jabalia.
Two resistance fighters from the Al-Qassam Brigades Mu'tasem Abed Rabbo
and Abdullah Abu Shahira were killed in clashes with Israeli forces.
Israeli Special Forces backed by tanks penetrated the area east of
Jabalia in the eastern Gaza Strip under the cover of Israeli warplanes
that showered the region with rockets and missiles early on Saturday
Medical sources confirmed that houses were bomabarded with air and
According to Dr Mu'awiya Hassanain, director of emergency and ambulance
services in the Palestinian health ministry, the dead and injured were
transferred to Kamal Adwan Hospital.
Fat'hi Thabet and Tala'at Dardouna were the first to be killed in the
Israeli attack. Less than an hour later Ibrahim Al-Zain and Sa'id Al-Hasheim
died after being hit by Israeli artillery shells near Al-Zawiyah in the
eastern area of the Jabaliya camp. Eyewitnesses reported that Hussain
Al-Batsh was also killed.
According to medical sources, a missile fell on the house of Abu Shebak
family, killing 12-year-old Jacqueline Abu Shebak and her brother Iyad
Mohammed Abu Shebak, along with 45-year-old Bassam Obaid and his son
Muhammad. Muhammad Al-Jammal and Abed Faraj were killed in another
missile attack. They are reported to be affiliated with Hamas' Al-Qassam
On Friday an Al-Qassam Brigades commander was killed in an Israeli
airstrike on a car in Jabalia.
The Al-Qassam Brigades told Ma'an that "Iyad Al-Ashram a commander in
the Al-Qassam Brigades died when a missile targeted his car in Al-Zamo
area of Jabaliya."
Two Israeli occupation soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in clashes
between Palestinian resistance factions and the Israeli occupation army
east of Jabaliya.
Israeli sources reported that two of the soldiers are in serious
conditions. They were air-lifted by helicopter to the Soroka Hospital in
Al-Qassam Brigades claimed responsibility for targeting an Israeli
Terrorist Special Forces unit in a house east of the Jabaliya camp with two rocket
propelled grenades. The brigades claim there were casualties and planes
were seen evacuating the wounded from the scene.
Al-Quds Brigades claimed responsibility for launching two rocket
propelled grenades at a group of soldiers inside the Dardouna family's
home in east Jabalia.
Moreover, five Palestinian resistance fighters were wounded as they
launched projectiles at the Israeli town of Asqalan on Saturday.
Israeli occupation sources confirmed that five Israeli citizens were
slightly injured when a missile landed on a house in the city of
According to Israeli occupation military sources, 18 rockets have landed
in the western Naqab and Asqalan since dawn on Saturday.
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