save the lives of her four children.
All the children survived but one of them, a toddler, is in the
Suha took her last breath saving their lives; when the power
went out at 11 p.m. Tuesday night Suha took three of her
children to sleep the night in the room. She thought it was
the safest in the house, their grandmother’s, when she
went back to get her four-month-old baby.
It was at this moment that she was hit by a missile's
Mahdi Hamad, Suha’s father, said that “nobody called us to
evacuate the house and there aren’t any resistance
members around it.”
“Glass was shattered behind the children and men fell into a
big pool of blood.”
Her eyes full of pain and sorrow, Suha’s mother said: “Who
do they have to live for when they lost both their mother
She added: “What crime have these children committed to
be punished like that?”
Israeli targeted the Hamad family house killing six family
members, Ibrahim Muhammad Hamad, 26, Mahdi
Muhammad Hamad, 46, Fawziyeh Khalil Hamad 62, Dunia
Mahdi Hamad, 16, and Suha Hamad, 25.
Israeli warplanes bombed the home midnight Tuesday,
killing a senior Islamic Jihad militant and five members of
his family in the attack on the family's home.
A Gaza health ministry spokesman said the attack killed
Hafiz Hamad and five members of his family.
Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesman for the Ministry of Health,
confirmed the deaths of six relatives in the attack on the
Hamad family home in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza
He identified them as Hafiz Mohammed Hamad, 30, Ibrahim
Mamedhmed, 26, Mahdi Mohammed Hamad, 46, Fawzia
Khalil Hamad, 62, Mehdi Hamad, 16, and Suha Hamad 25.
Israel's military did not immediately respond to calls seeking