According to the latest official information from the Palestinian health ministry, three days of Israeli bombardment in Gaza killed at least 45 Palestinians, including 16 children.
After three days of heavy Israeli bombardment on the besieged Gaza Strip, Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late Sunday.
According to Al Jazeera, the killed children were identified as:
Jamil Najm al-Deen Naijm,4
Alaa Abdullah Riyad Qaddoum, 5
Momen al-Nairab, 5
Hazem Salem, 9
Ahmad al-Nairab, 11
Jamil Ihab Najim, 13
Muhammad Yasser Nimr al-Nabahin, 13
Dalia Yasser Nimr al-Nabaheen, 13
Mohammed Hassouna, 14
Hamed Haider Najim, 16
Nazmi Fayez Abu Karsh, 16
Ahmed Walid al-Farram, 16
Mohammed Salah Naijm, 17
Khalil Abu Hamada, 18
According to data compiled by Defense for Children International, at least 2,200 children have been killed by the Israel across the Occupied Palestinian Territory since 2000 – the beginning of the second intifada.
“There is no safe space in the Gaza Strip for Palestinian children and their families and they increasingly bear the brunt of Israel’s repeated military offensives,” Ayed Abu Eqtaish, the accountability programme director at the DCIP, said in a statement.