Father of 4 kids killed in Gaza: ‘They were safe at home, did not carry weapons’

Speaking outside Shifa hospital in Gaza City, the father of four of the children killed in the overnight strike at the Shati refugee camp in Gaza says he wants the unjust world to see these crimes.”

Muhammad al-Hadidi says of his children: “They were safe in their homes, they did not carry weapons, they did not fire rockets. They were killed wearing their clothes for Eid al-Fitr,” the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Israeli military sources, quoted by Channel 12 news, are now saying “senior Hamas figures” were meeting in the building at the time, and it is “not clear” how many of them were among the dead.

Palestinians look for belongings to salvage among the rubble of a building following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, on May 15, 2021. (MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)

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