In pictures: The aftermath of the Shejaiya market massacre
A busy market in Shejaiya, north of Gaza city, was bombed by Israel on Wednesday during a four hour ceasefire
Due to the high number of injured, some Palestinians were giving first aid on the floor, as the emergency room was full. (Photo: MEE/Anne Paq/Activestills)
Published date: 12 February 2015 18:45 UTC | Last update: 6 years 8 months ago
At least 17 people were killed on Wednesday when Israel bombed a packed market in Shejaiya, an area north of Gaza City.
People had gone to the market to stock up on supplies during a four hour ceasefire declared by Israel, when the attack struck and scattered bodies on the ground.
Medics at the scene said at least 200 people were injured in the attack.
Israel has bombarded Shejaiya over the past ten days, destroying many areas completely. Scores of people have been killed and hundreds injured in the attacks, with most of the population now having evacuated the area.