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Relatives remember Gaza women, children killed in Israel-Islamic Jihad war

The recent war waged by Israel against Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip claimed the lives of 15 children and four women, in what the international community condemned.
Palestinians hold candles during a rally amid the ruins of houses allegedly destroyed by Israeli airstrikes, Beit Lahia, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, May 25, 2021.

The three-day Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip that began Aug. 5 and ended with an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire Aug. 7 has killed four women and 15 children, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. Out of the 235 wounded, 151 are children and 56 are women. 

The war between Israel and Islamic Jihad was different this time, with a markedly large number of women and children killed and injured.

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