Ten-year-old Palestinian boy the first casualty of renewed fighting in Gaza
Friday, August 08, 2014 - 01:01
A Palestinian boy has been buried in Gaza, the first casualty of post-ceasefire fighting between Israel and Hamas militants. Rob Muir reports.
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His family says 10-year-old Ibrahim Dawawsa was playing in the yard of a mosque when an Israeli missile struck.
He is the first Palestinian casualty of the renewed conflict between Israel and Hamas, killed just hours after a three-day ceasefire ended.
The boy's funeral took place almost immediately, according to tradition.
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Israel says its attacks were retaliatory; that rockets like these fired by Hamas militants from Gaza into israel were the first to break the truce.
But once again, the majority of the damage is being inflicted on Gaza. This man says his house was destroyed by an Israeli rocket fired from the air.
SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) OWNER OF HOUSE DESTROYED BY ISRAELI AIR STRIKE, MAHMOUD JARAD, SAYING:
"They fired a warning rocket first, then 10 minutes later, they struck us with an F-16."
Peace talks are still ongoing in Egypt but show no sign of ending the conflict.
So with the ceasefire is over, the fighting continues.
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