Tuesday, 23 January 2018 08:04 GMT

Some 17 Palestinians killed by Israeli raids on day 48 of conflict

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Some 17 Palestinians were killed and dozens injured on day 48 of the continuing Israeli onslaught on Gaza.

Israeli jet fighters launched a series of raids on several areas in the Gaza Strip Sunday night - one of which on Al-Toffah neighbourhood led to the killing of a Palestinian man and the injury of over 10 others.

In the northern city of Jabalia, a mother and her four children were killed in a raid on their home, while two children - a boy and a girl - were killed in an attack on their home in Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood in central Gaza.

Israeli fighters also shelled a house in central Gaza's Deir Al-Balah, killing two people, with another two also killed in bombardment that targeted Al-Fairouz neighbourhood in the north.

Palestinian medical sources said that the tally as a result of the Israeli campaign on Gaza has risen to 2,121, including 564 children.

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