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Israeli airstrikes hit buildings, roads in Gaza

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

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli warplanes have struck several buildings and roads in a vital part of Gaza City.

According to photos circulated by residents and journalists. the airstrikes created a crater that blocked one of the main roads leading to Shifa, the largest hospital in the strip.

The Gaza health ministry said the latest airstrikes left at least two dead and 25 wounded, including children and women. It said rescuers are still digging through the rubble and had so far pulled up five wounded.

Two hours into the heavy bombardment, there has been no comment from the Israeli military.

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