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Death Toll Climbs To 14 After Israel Gaza Invasion

Fourteen Palestinian Civilians Killed and Dozens Wounded in an Israeli Massacre in Middle Gaza Strip

ALBORAIJ, Palestine -- At least fourteen Palestinian civilians,including three children, have been killed and dozens others have been wounded after scores of Israeli tanks invaded early on Sunday the middle Gaza Strip refugee camps of Alboraij and Alnusierat, Palestinian medical sources reported.

Al-Aqsa Martyrs local hospital officials told IPC correspondent that 14 Palestinians including three children have been shot dead and 83 others, including 40 children, 20 of whom are in critical conditions, have been wounded after being sprayed with heavy Israeli tanks fire.

The victims included, Shadi Alseaidi, Fares Alhawajri, Mohammad Alshatali, Mohammad Badawi, Ahmad Harb, Musa Hemo, Omar Aljamal, Khaled Alzeq, Yousef Alsenwar, as those wounded in the massacre have been seriously and moderately hit with Israeli bullets, the officials confirmed, adding that the injuries have been concentrated in the upper parts of the bodies.

Local Palestinian sources told IPC correspondent that an Israeli army undercover unit, backed by scores of tanks and armored vehicles, rolling out of the nearby illegitimate Jewish settlement of Nitsarim, invaded the Alboraij refugee camp under a barrage of heavy gunfire.

The sources said that about 24 Israeli tanks, under the cover of warplanes, blockaded the house of Palestinian martyr Mohammad Awad, who was killed by Israeli troops few months ago.

The sources added that Israeli soldiers took up positions on the roofs of the nearby houses and started shooting indiscriminately on Palestinian civilians, along with the tanks that opened their heavy fire as well on the Palestinian inhabitants in streets and inside their houses.

Eyewitnesses told IPC correspondent that since the early hours of today morning, Israeli tanks and armored vehicles, backed by Apache helicopters shooting, invaded the Alboraij and were stationed at the entrance of the Nusairat refugee camp under heavy shooting on Palestinian civilians randomly.

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