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US-backed Israeli genocide in Gaza enters day 79

Sunday 24-December-2023


As the US-backed Israeli genocidal war on the Gaza Strip entered day 79 on Sunday, massive aerial and artillery strikes continued to pound and level whole blocks and homes and massacre more civilians, mostly children and women.

A reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) said that the Israeli occupation army continued to attack different areas of Gaza last night and on Sunday morning, targeting homes, civilian gatherings and shelter centers, and massacring dozens of citizens.

According to local sources, a teenager identified as Mohamed Abu Anza was killed when an Israeli drone fired one missile at him near the Abasan junction in the east of Khan Yunis.

Two journalists Mohamed az-Zeituniyah, from Al-Ray Radio, and Mohamed al-Af, from Al-Ray Agency, were martyred when the Israeli army attacked a house belonging to the family of az-Zeituniyah in Gaza City.

Casualties were also reported when the Israeli army bombed displaced civilians in al-Mughraqa area, southwest of Gaza City.

The Israeli army also attacked a group of citizens in as-Sunniyya Mosque in central Khan Yunis, killing two of them.

One woman was reportedly martyred and others were injured following an Israeli attack on al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza.

In Jabalia, Israeli forces stormed al-Rafi’ie School, which houses hundreds of displaced people, rounded up the men and forced the women and children to leave the compound while firing gunshots.

According to Al-Ray Agency, wounded civilians and bodies are lying on roads in Jabalia, while ambulance crews are unable to reach the victims as a result of the intensive bombardment.

A citizen (Mustafa Mahmoud) was also martyred along with his child during an Israeli attack near the customs office in Khan Yunis. The father and his son were looking for drinking water when the Israeli army bombed the area.

A 13-year-old child identified as Ameer Awdeh was shot dead by Israeli gunfire from a drone during his presence inside Al-Amal Hospital in Khan Yunis.

Last night, three citizens were martyred when an Israeli warplane bombed them during their presence near Abu Hamid junction in central Khan Yunis.

Dozens of casualties were also reported in Israeli aerial and artillery attacks on different areas of Gaza last night and today.

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