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Balata family, Jabaliya refugee camp

05-08-2015 11:44

Balata family, Jabaliya refugee camp

 

The IOF renewed its intensive artillery shelling of residential houses in various areas in North Gaza; including Ezbet Beit Hanoun, Al Twam, Beer Al Na’jeh, Al Qasasib, the eastern parts of Al Faluja cemetery, Tal Al Za’tar in Jabaliya and Hamouda crossroads east Beit Lahiya. The shelling started at 2:00 pm on Tuesday 29 July 2014 and lasted until midday on Wednesday 30 July 2014. As a result, 11 members from the Balata family were killed, including five women and five children. Another 41 people were injured in the shelling, including five women and 17 children. A mosque and about 20 houses were damaged.

The victims were identified as:

  1. Na’im Nazmi Balata (45);
  2. Sahar Mtawi' Balata (39), his wife;
  3. Meriam Na’im Balata (24), Na’im and Sahar's daughter;
  4. Dua' Na’im Balata (22), Na’im and Sahar's daughter;
  5. Hana' Na’im Balata (19), Na’im and Sahar's daughter;
  6. Isra' Na’im Balata (13), Na’im and Sahar's daughter;
  7. Alaa' Na’im Balata (14), Na’im and Sahar's daughter;
  8. Yahia Na’im Balata (8), Na’im and Sahar's son;
  9. Wafa' Na’im Balata (21), Na’im and Sahar's son;
  10. Abdel Karim Nazmi Balata (1), Wafaa's son and grandson of Na’im; and
  11. Hadil Abdel Karim Balata (17), daughter of Abdel Karim Nazmi Balata.

 

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