Deaths as Israel hits Gaza mosque

At least 11 Palestinians, including a child, killed during prayers in Beit Lahiya.

    A Palestinian woman with her son who was wounded in Israel's attack on the mosque [Reuters]

    Ayman Mohyeldin, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Gaza, said: "As much as Israel wants to be surgical in its strikes at the end of the day it is civilians that are being hit. This is proof that civilians are caught up in these attacks."

    Mohyeldin said doctors in the Gaza Strip were being overwhelmed by the number of casualties being brought in as a result of the Israeli offensive and that hospitals were near a state of collapse due to a lack of medicines and blood.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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