Israeli Drone Bombs Gaza Playground, In ‘Eid Massacre’, Killing 10 Civilians, No Combatants

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Israeli Defense Forces are said to have just bombed an `Eid al-Fitr celebration, following the month long daylight fast of Ramadan, in a park near the beach in Gaza City.

The bombing has resulted in the killing at least 10 Gazans including eight children, according to medics.

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The park is located in the al-Shati refugee camp. The strike was said to have been carried out by a drone.

Eyewitnesses on the scene, including international aid workers who were celebrating with local families at what they believed was a “safe” zone, said that 40 were also injured in the strike. Some in Gaza have begun calling this attack the  “Eid massacre.”

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No Hamas fighters were anywhere within sight.

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The IDF, however, has said that this was the result of a “failed rocket attacks” launched by Hamas, even though the drone was scene by nearly all witnesses at the scene of the bombing.

Hamas does not possess any aerial drones. 

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Israeli Government Coordinator in the Territories Yoav Mordechai went one step further, saying that the rockets were launched by Islamic Jihad.

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(Article by M.B. David)

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