17 killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza Sunday—authorities | Inquirer News

17 killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza Sunday—authorities

/ 04:32 PM May 16, 2021


A plume of heavy black smoke rises above buildings in Gaza City from a fire caused by Israeli air strikes, on May 15, 2021. Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories — Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed 17 Palestinians Sunday, raising the death toll in the crowded coastal enclave since bombardments escalated last Monday to 174, Gaza’s health ministry said.

Among the people killed are 47 children, it said. In Israel, 10 people have been killed in total, with barrages of rockets fired from Gaza.

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