Israeli airstrikes kill 19 Palestinians in Gaza: Hamas

(Xinhua) 09:31, March 30, 2024

GAZA, March 29 (Xinhua) -- At least 19 Palestinians, including a police officer, were killed in Israeli airstrikes in the east of Gaza City, Hamas-run media office said on Friday.

In a press statement, Hamas said that the Israeli army killed 10 of its members and two civilians, including a Palestinian woman, in strikes targeting a police security force that was carrying out humanitarian activities at the Shujaiya Sports Club.

In another attack, the Israeli army "assassinated a police officer" after hitting his vehicle at the Al-Sanafour roundabout in the Shujaiya neighborhood, resulting in the deaths of seven people, said the statement.

Hamas denounced "the crimes committed by the Israeli army and its ongoing targeting of civilian police forces that provide humanitarian services to the Palestinian people," calling on the international community to condemn Israel's violations of international law in the Gaza Strip.

(Web editor: Tian Yi, Hongyu)


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