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Official: 20 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed

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Palestinian rescuers clear the rubble of a destroyed house following
an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Aug. 19, 2014
(AFP Mohammed Abed)

Source: http://www.maannews.net

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Renewed Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed 20 Palestinians since a temporary ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

Ashraf al-Qidra said that Zaki Suleiman al-Rai, 54, died from wounds sustained early Wednesday.

The bodies of Mustafa Rabah al-Dalou, 14 and Wafaa Hussein al-Dalou were also recovered from the wreckage of the al-Dalou family home in Gaza City.

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Gaza sees scenes of catastrophe (Video)

info-pictogram1 A three-day humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza collapsed only hours after it began amid a deadly new wave of violence and the apparent capture by Hamas of an Israeli soldier. Intensive shelling killed dozens of people in southern Gaza hours into the short-lived truce on Friday, with Hamas accusing Israel of breaking the ceasefire and Israel saying it was responding to rocket fire. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Gaza.