Israeli airstrikes kill 40 in central Gaza refugee camp

A man searches among the rubble after an Israeli airstrike in the Nuseirat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, on May 14, 2024. [Xinhua]

At least 40 people were killed and others injured after midnight Monday by Israeli bombardment in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, the Palestine TV reported.

Israeli warplanes bombed a residential building owned by the Karaja family in the south of the Nuseirat camp, with children among the casualties, it said.

The Israeli army has repeatedly struck the Nuseirat camp. In a recent attack in late April, Israeli warplanes targeted a populated house in the refugee camp with a number of missiles, killing at least nine Palestinians, including four children, and injuring 30 others.

The Palestinian death toll from the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has exceeded 35,000, according to the health authorities in Gaza.