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US-backed Israeli genocide in Gaza enters day 131

Wednesday 14-February-2024


As the US-backed Israeli genocidal war on the Gaza Strip entered day 131 on Wednesday, massive aerial and artillery strikes continued to pound neighborhoods, homes and shelter centers 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, mainly Rafah and Khan Yunis, killing and injuring hundreds of citizens.

According to media sources, a number of civilians were injured in an Israeli artillery attack on an area in the east of al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza.

The Israeli army also bombed a house in al-Jala street in Gaza City, killing three civilians, including journalist Ayman al-Rafati.

Israeli warplanes attacked the eastern area of Abasan al-Kabira town in Khan Yunis and the east of Deir al-Balah in central Gaza, wounding several civilians.

Two martyrs were reportedly evacuated from an area near Wadi Gaza area in central Gaza following an Israeli attack.

Other casualties were reported in different areas of Gaza following Israeli aerial, artillery and shooting attacks last night and today.

Meanwhile, about 100 displaced citizens, mostly women and children, in al-Hurani School for Girls in western Khan Yunis appealed for urgent efforts to evacuate them from the area, which is under Israeli siege, saying they have no food or water.

For its part, the health ministry in Gaza said on Wednesday that the Israeli occupation army committed 11 new massacres in different areas of the Gaza Strip during the past 24 hours, killing at least 103 civilians and injuring over 145 others, while a large number of victims are still under the rubble of bombed buildings or lying on roads.

In a statement, the health ministry added that the death toll from the ongoing Israeli bombardments, which started on October 7, climbed to 28,576 martyrs and the number of the wounded surged to 68,291 people.

Yesterday, the health ministry said that the Israeli army massacred 133 civilians and injured 162 within 24 hours in different areas of Gaza.

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