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Friday, January 28, 2011

Israeli army ordnance kills Palestinian child; second child killed by Israeli explosives this month

IMEMC- Palestinian medical sources reported that a 13-year-old child was killed on Thursday evening when an ordnance dropped by the Israeli army detonated near him close to the Sofa Crossing in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the medical services in Gaza, reported that the child was identified as Mohammad Abu Adwan.

Abu Salmiyya added that the body of Adwan was severely mutilated due to the blast.

He said that the child is the second Palestinian to be killed this month by explosives dropped by the Israeli army during military invasions, and that six other residents were injured this month. Read more