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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