This is an eyewitness report from the NowPublic member Sameh Habeeb who was on the scene.
Day 20 of Israeli War on Gaza: Death toll 1100, wounded 5100
Sameh Habeeb | January 15, 2009 at 03:26 pmby
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Informative Report on Gaza War: Death toll 1100, wounded 5100
By: Sameh A. Habeeb:
A Photojournalist, Humanitarian & Peace Activist in Gaza Strip.
Dear Editors, Journalists and Friends,
"Main actions: Israel targets hospitals, United Nations premises, Press offices, theaters and densely populated buildings in west of Gaza. Additionally, people are being used as human shields"
Israeli War: Water Crisis in Gaza
Israeli War: Bread Crisis
Israeli War: DESTRUCTION and Killing
A day of War 1
Children playing despite bombings:
A day of War 2
This is a new report for the 20th day of Gaza War and the outcomes of Israeli invasion.
Day 20 of Israeli War On Gaza
Daily Feed About Gaza War:
1-Heavy artillery shelling on the eastern part of Gaza City.
2-Israeli artillery and air force destroyed Al Bashir Mosque in east of Gaza.
3- Israeli artillery and air force bombed Al arqam school in east of Gaza.
4-Artillary shells hit and burned Al Sa'd building in Tal Hawa area.
5-Israeli forces for the first time since 17 years invaded Tal Al Hawa area and made full scale of destruction and killing.
6-Fifteen Palestinians wounded as Israeli strike bombed a mosque in Rafah City.
7-Two Palestinians killed in an air raid targeted Hamas leader, Mah,moud al Zahar in Tal Al Hawa.
8- Israeli air force hit a house in Jabalia Refugee Camp.
9-Artillary shelling destroyed house of Mashraw and Safadi family east of Al Shijaya area. Many people wounded in the place.
10-Israeli army bombarded a computer shop in Rafah market and a nearby Mosque called Al Abrar.
11-Heavy shelling from the artillery machine in Tal Al hawa near Barcelona playground.
12-Al Wafa' hospital east of Gaza, partially destroyed due to 8 Israeli heavy artillery shells.
13-Three Palestinians killed in Sheikh Zayed city northern Gaza Strip.
14-A flat in a big building hit and a firer set in mid of Gaza city, Falasteen building.
15-Tens of phosphorus bombs rained down mid of Gaza City.
16-Fire set in many flats in Gaza Tal Haw southern western Gaza.
17-Israeli troops captured many tens of people in Tal al Hawa.
18-Israeli tanks and troops invaded Tal Al Hawa and destroyed many houses leaving many wounded and killed people.
19-Another flagrant violation, Israelis bombarded the UNRWA compound in Gaza despite their promise not to do it last week.
20-Two Journalists wounded in an Israeli air strike targeted Al Shoroq building mid of Gaza. The building includes Reuters, AP and tens of media outlets.
21-People living Al Amani building left their flats in one floor only.
22-Israeli tanks hit "Red Crescent Society" and fire ignited in the building.
23- Al Quds hospital is being bombed after hundreds of people took it as a shelter.
24-Israli army destroyed a theatre in Tal Al hawa area.
25-Rockets hit house of journalist Eyad el Zaem and fire set in the place.
26-House of Abu Ala khalaf hit in Tal Al Hawa, many injured in the place and paramedics unable to save them.
27-Fire set in many ambulances and stockpiles of medical equipments.
28-Israeli snipers spread through Tal al Hawa area and open fire on people.
29-Bombings targeted house of Om Sabri Saidam in Tal Al Hawa.
30- A rocket hit house of Muqat family, fire set in and many wounded!
31-A rocket hit a workshop for sponge.
32-Fire set in house of al Alol family due to Israeli rockets western Gaza, near house of President Abbas.
33-Two Palestinians killed in Al Toffah quarter east of Gaza.
34-Five houses burned by Israeli phosphorous east of Gaza.
35-Around 40 people killed today.
36-Five Palestinian women killed northern Gaza Strip in heavy bombings.
37-Israeli army and troops captured tens of Palestinians in Al Amoor area eastern Rafah City.
38-Artillary shells fall down in some farms eastern shijaya area.
39-Four people killed, 12 wounded as Israeli rockets targeted house of Al Naoq family northern Gaza, Jabalia town. The victims are, Sameeh Al Naoq, Mahmoud Al Noq, Muhammad Saleh and Abd Al latif.
40- Israeli soldiers use Palestinian citizens as humans shields in Tal Al Hawa area, in one of the populated buildings.
41-Israeli Radio: 11 soldiers wounded in Tal Al Hawa invasion.
42-Heavy bombings in Rafah City where Al Abrar mosque was hit!
43-Israeli F16s raided on al sheikh zayed City northern Gaza strip.
44-F16s hit house of Saday family Al yarmok area which is a very densely populated area.
45-Rockets hit house of Dr. Abd Al Mn'am Qasem in northern Gaza Strip.
46-Heavy fire is being opened on civilians houses east of Gaza City.
47-Israel says: 7 Israelis lightly wounded in a Palestinian projectile hit Bir Saba' area.
48-Many houses burned and Islamic society building burned by Israeli rockets in northern Gaza, Bait lahia town.
49-Israeli air force bombarded house for Syam family resulted in killing and injuring many.
50- White and Black smoke Billowing all over the Gaza Strip.
51-Medical sources: War victims 1100, wounded 5100. Child victims: 300, women 110, elderly men and women are 118.
52-A house is being destroyed in Tal Al Hawa and many people under the rubbles including a child and his grandfather.
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