Israeli bombing kills 20 in Gaza on Saturday, toll now over 335

GAZA CITY: Nine Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombing across the Gaza on Saturday afternoon, raising the toll in 12 days of violence to 333, medics said.

The new deaths included a fifth member of the Zuweidi family killed in northern Gaza´s Beit Hanun, and three men killed in nearby Beit Lahiya, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

Another man was killed in a separate air strike in Beit Lahiya, along with one person killed in the Qarara area of southern Khan Yunis. And three men were killed in an air strike in central Gaza, he said.

Four other members of the Zuweidi family had been reported killed earlier — Mahmud, 23, Dalia, 37, and two girls aged six and two.