Did Israel bomb the UN schools?

The al-Fakhura School incident was an Israeli military strike that took place during the Gaza War on 6 January 2009 near a United Nations-run school in the Jabalia Camp in the Gaza Strip….

Al-Fakhura school incident
Deaths between 12 and 43
Injured 55 (Chan 4, Indep) 44 (DCI) 12 (IDF)
Perpetrators Israel Defense Forces

Who started the rocket attacks in Israel?

The Hamas
The Hamas armed wing and other Palestinian armed groups launched rockets and fired mortars toward Israeli population centers that resulted in the deaths of 12 civilians in Israel and injuries to dozens of others.

How many schools were destroyed in Palestine?

Because of the shortage of facilities, some UNRWA schools operate on double and, more rarely, even triple shifts. During Israel’s latest attack on Gaza, at least 51 educational facilities were damaged, including a UNRWA training centre, 46 schools, two kindergartens and parts of the Islamic University of Gaza.

Why is Israel shelling Gaza?

The violence follows a month of boiling tensions in Jerusalem, where the threatened eviction of Palestinian families from their homes coincided with a spate of Arab attacks against Israeli Jews, and a march through the city by right-wing extremists chanting “Death to Arabs.”

Why did Israel fire rockets?

Hamas began its rocket assault on Monday after weeks of tensions over a court case to evict several Palestinian families in East Jerusalem, and in retaliation for Israeli police clashes with Palestinians near the city’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Does Gaza have schools?

Students study in the 278 UNRWA schools across the Gaza Strip, of which 84 operate on a single shift basis, 177 on a double shift, and 13 schools on a triple shift, (delete) staffed by some 9,679 education personnel.