Israeli hit on Gaza refugee camp kills 10, including 8 children

Those killed at the Shati refugee camp were family members, Palestinian rescuers and relatives say

May 15, 2021
photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP

Gaza City – At least 10 member of a Palestinian family – two women and eight children – have been killed by an Israeli air raid on their home in the Shati refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, following the fifth night of relentless bombardment of the besieged enclave.

In the early hours of Saturday, rescue workers were digging through the rubble of the Abu Hatab family home where more people are believed to be buried.

At least 15 people were also wounded in the air raid.

Mohammed al-Hadidi told Al Jazeera his wife and four sons – Suheib, 14, Yahya, 11, Abdelrahman 8, and Wisam 6 – were all killed. They were visiting his wife’s brother to celebrate Eid when the strike occured.

Another woman and her four children were also killed.

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