A wounded Syrian child is carried into a makeshift hospital in the rebel-held town of Douma near Damascus on September 9, 2014, after reported airstrikes by Syrian government forces that killed over 10 people and wounded dozens. Douma is a rebel bastion northeast of Damascus, which has been under suffocating army siege for more than a year. Syria’s war has killed more than 170,000 people, and forced nearly half the population to flee their homes. AFP PHOTO/ABD DOUMANY (Photo credit should read ABD DOUMANY/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk amid the rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in the Al-Fardous neighborhood of Aleppo
At least four people have been reported killed in a bomb strike on a rehabilitation centre for the disabled in Gaza, medical sources have said, as the toll from Israel’s bombardment of the Palestinian enclave rose to 124.
Three patients and a nurse were killed in the explosion on Saturday in Jebaliya, the sources told Al Jazeera. They were among a dozen people killed in overnight raids, as Israel’s campaign entered its fifth day.
Video footage of the aftermath of the attack, obtained by the Reuters news agency, showed victims being taken to hospital for injuries including severe burns.
Mourners carry the bodies of eight Palestinian members from al-Haj family, who medics said were killed in an early morning air strike that destroyed at least two homes, during their funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip