Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Gush Katif, Gaza--2 May 2004

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 7 December 2017

Date: 2 May 2004

Location: Gush Katif, Gaza

Type of event: terrorism


Palestinian terrorists fired on vehicles near Gush Katif, Gaza, stopping a car carrying a mother and her four children (ages 2, 7, 9, and 11). The terrorists approached the car and fatally shot each child, also shooting the pregnant mother in the belly. Another civilian in a separate vehicle was injured. Israeli soldiers arrived and exchanged fire with the terrorists, during which two soldiers were injured.

Consequences: 5 killed, 3 injured


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