- Oct 23, 20039 killed, 100 injured, in fresh Zionist bombing of central Gaza -
Total of 11
Palestinian killed today
Occupied Jerusalem: 20 October, 2003 (IAP News)
Israeli warplanes renewed attacks on central Gaza Monday afternoon,
and injuring at least 100 Palestinian civilians.
Eyewitnesses said Zionist attack helicopters fired air-to-ground
missiles at a
car in the heart of Gaza, killing two persons and injuring others.
One of the victims was identified as Imad Akel, a prominent member of
military wing, the Izzedin al Kassam Brigades.
However, when hundreds of people hastened to the scene to rescue the
Israeli war planes targeted the rescuers with two more missiles,
more civilians and injuring as many seventy others.
All of the victims are innocent civilians.
Earlier in the day, the Israeli occupation army carried out a failed
assassination attempt on Sheikh Abdullah al Shami, spokesman of the
Jihad resistance group in Gaza.
Al-Shami was not hurt in the bombing which destroyed a house under
next to his home in eastern Gaza.
A few hours afterwards, an Israeli helicopter attacked another
in which two Hamas fighters, Khalid al-Masri, 28, and Iyad al-Hilo,
riding, killing them both and bystander 35 year old Marwan al-Khatib.
The Zionist regime said the killing and maiming of so many civilians
retaliation for the killing of three Israeli soldiers near Ramallah
Zionist carnage in Gaza leaves scores of civilians dead, maimed
Occupied Jerusalem: 21 October, 2003 (IAP News)
The Zionist regime last night launched further air raids on
population centers in Gazat, killing and maiming scores of Palestinian
Medical sources reported that 15 Palestinians, including several
killed and as many as 100 people injured in five air strikes by
American-supplied F-16 fighter Jets and apache helicopter gunships,
home and a busy street.
In one raid, an Israeli helicopter gunship fired several hell-fire
a crowd of people gathered round a destroyed vehicle, causing at
leasing 70 more
Among them were 8 people dead, including a doctor who came to treat
Eyewitnesses described the targeting of innocent civilians as a
The Israeli media admitted that the victims were innocent civilians
to criticize the Sharon' government policy of targeting Palestinian
The attack on the Gaza crowd followed a wave of air strikes
throughout Monday in
the heavily populated neighborhoods of Gaza.
One of the raids targeted Islamic Jihad political leader Abdullah al
However, the 48-year-old spokesman of the resistance group escaped
Later on, Israeli helicopters attacked a car in the Nuseirat refugee
Gaza, killing two people, believed to be members of Hamas military
Izzedin al Kassam Brigades.
Following the killing, thousands of protesters in the Nusseirat
called for revenge.
They also called on the Palestinian Authority to quit talks with
"Where is the world, where is the United States and the United
we humans and have rights? Why do they keep silent to see us being
cried one man.
It is widely believed that the carnage in Gaza was in retaliation for
killing by Palestinian resistance fighters of 3 Israeli soldiers near
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Ahmed Qrei condemned the "wanton
innocent civilians by Israel."
He called on the international community to intervene immediately to
Israel to stop Israel's "genocidal war" against an unarmed and
Israel's guardian-ally, the United States, refused to condemn the
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