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At least 25 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza City

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-02-26 06:06

Displaced Palestinian girl, who fled her house due to Israeli strikes, feeds her brother at a tent camp, near the border with Egypt, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Feb 25. [Photo/Agencies]

GAZA -- At least 25 Palestinians were killed in Israeli attacks in the Gaza City on Sunday, medical sources and eyewitnesses said.

Medical sources told Xinhua that 15 people, including children, were killed and several others were wounded after warplanes hit a residential building in the Zaytoun neighborhood south of Gaza City.

According to local sources and eyewitnesses, the warplanes fired a missile at the three-story house without prior warning.

According to Israel's state-owned Kan TV news, the Israeli army has been conducting operations in the neighborhood since Feb. 20, targeting infrastructures belonging to the Hamas movement.

On the same day, 10 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes on the coastal road west of the Gaza City.

Local sources and eyewitnesses reported that Israeli forces launched artillery shells and conducted airstrikes targeting individuals waiting for aid trucks, killing 10 of them and injuring others.

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