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August 07, 2009

Operation Cast Lead: Two sisters killed during air strike nearby school



 

On 27 December 2008 Israeli F16 aircrafts bombed the preventive security building in Tal al-Hawa, Gaza City. The time of the strike corresponded to the mid-day change in school-shifts and many children from the nearby Balqis al-Yaman school were on the street at the time. Two sisters, Hanin (15) and Yasmin (16) were coming back from school after an exam and died in the incident.

At least 12 children were killed in the attack; many others were maimed or wounded:

  • Ahmad Reiad Mohammad al-Senwar (3)
  • Abed al-Hamid Jamal Khaled al-Sawi (14)
  • Tamer Hasan Ali al-Akhras (5)
  • Hanin Wa’el Mohammad Dhaban (15)
  • Odai Abed al-Hakim Rajab Mansi (6)
  • Yasmin Wa’el Mohammad Dhaban (16)
  • Yahia Ibrahim Farouq al-Hayek (11)
  • Mustafa Khader Saber Abu Ghanima (16)
  • Kamelia Ra’fat al-Bardini (13)
  • Ahmad Rasmi Mohammad Abu Jazar (16)
  • Khaled Sami al-Astal (14)
  • Mohammad Jaber Jaber Hweij (17)

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