22 Palestinian citizens killed in Zionist airstrikes on Rafah city

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A number of Palestinian citizens Monday dawn were killed and others were injured as a result of Israeli bombing of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip as Israel continues its aggression against Palestinians for the 213th day.

According to Palestinian sources, 22 citizens, including eight children, were killed as a result of occupation raids that targeted 11 homes in Rafah since yesterday evening.

The sources said that four civilians, including two children, were killed in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house owned by Abu Lebda family in Al-Geneina neighborhood, east of the city of Rafah, while nine people, including four children, were killed as a result of an Israeli bombing that targeted a house owned by Qishta family in Al-Salam neighborhood in the city of Rafah.

Four citizens, including an infant, were killed as a result of the occupation warplanes bombing a house on George Street, east of the city of Rafah, the sources added.

Earlier yesterday, civil defense crews in Gaza had recovered five decomposed bodies of slain civilians from Al-Jaabari family, whose house was targeted near the Palestine Stadium in the city.