Residents of Gaza Strip marks deadly Eid amid relentless Israeli bombardment

Residents of Gaza Strip marks deadly Eid amid relentless Israeli bombardment Residents of Gaza Strip marks deadly Eid amid relentless Israeli bombardment

Gaza: Palestinian residents of Gaza Strip have marked another deadly Eidul Fitr amid bombardment by Israel.

According to details, at least 69 Palestinians, including 17 children and eight women, have been killed as a result of relentless Israeli aerial bombardment over Gaza.

Israeli forces are have targeted police headquarters and security buildings in Gaza as they launched a series of air raids on various locations. It is said to be the most intense airstrikes in Gaza since the bombardment in 2014.

The residents have spent a sleepless night amid heavy bombardment.

Meanwhile, Hamas confirmed that its Gaza City commander, Bassem Issa, was killed in an Israeli air attack along with other senior members of the group.

There are reports of national security office of Hamas being hit again by Israeli strikes early on Thursday.

Hamas, the group that rules the Gaza Strip, also launched series of attacks in retaliation into Israel after Israeli missiles destroyed a third tower in the besieged coastal territory. The attacks by Hamas have left six Israeli dead.

Meanwhile, thousands of Palestinians gathered at Al Aqsa Mosque today to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, one of the holiest days in Islam.

Israeli police, in its latest act of violence, stormed the compound on Monday for a third consecutive day, firing rubber-coated steel rounds, stun grenades and tear gas at Palestinian worshippers inside the mosque in the final days of the holy month of Ramadan.

More than 700 Palestinians were injured in Jerusalem and across the occupied West Bank in recent weeks.

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