GAZA, (PIC)-- Three little girls with special needs were killed during an Israeli airstrike at dawn Saturday on an orphanage for the disabled in Beit Lahiya district in the Gaza Strip.
Many nurses working for the orphanage also suffered serious injuries during the attack.
According to Quds Press, the air raid leveled the building of the orphanage to the ground.
In a separate incident, another aerial attack on a group of civilians in Gaza City killed three of them immediately and rendered others severely wounded, eyewitnesses reported.
The Israeli occupation army also waged dozens of air raids on several homes belonging to civilians in northern Gaza, Khan Younis, and Gaza City. No casualties have been reported so far.
Meanwhile, 22 Palestinian civilians were reportedly injured in indiscriminate artillery attacks on populated border areas in Gaza.
The Israeli artillery also bombed a house belonging to Isam Da'alis, who served as an advisor to former premier Ismail Haneyya, in Al-Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza as well as three other houses and one mosque.
A charitable society in Al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza and a military court in Gaza City were bombed as well.