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Famous Palestinian Footballer Martyred in Israeli Attack

Palestinian footballer was martyred in bombing of his house by Israel.

The Israeli shelling of Palestinian football player Muhammad Barkat’s home in Khan Yunis during the ongoing Gaza conflict resulted in his martyrdom.

Muhammad Barkat has participated in games for the neighborhood club in addition to representing the Palestine National Team.

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Muhammad Barkat was called a legend of Khan Younis, he scored 114 goals in his career and was also the captain of Khan Younis Youth Club.

Khaled Abu Habeel, a player of the local football club, described the death of Muhammad Barkat as a great loss for Palestinian football, saying that I have played against him, Barkat was smart and very fast.

Abu Habil, who is also a doctor and works at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, said that the football community in Gaza has lost a lot during the ongoing war, how much more will we suffer?

He further said ‘I am in a state of grief and anger, Muhammad Barkat was a legend’.

It should be noted that the supply of aid to the citizens of Gaza City has been almost cut off by the Zionist Army and very few trucks from Rafah reach there with aid.

So far, at least 27 children have died due to severe malnutrition in northern Gaza.

In the central Gaza city of Deir al-Balah, the Israeli army attacked a civilian’s house, resulting in the martyrdom of 8 Palestinians.

According to reports, there are several people trapped under the debris of the house and efforts are being made to extricate them.

Since October 7, 31 thousand 45 Palestinians have been martyred in Israeli attacks, while more than 72 thousand were injured.

Also read this: 37 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Air Strikes on Rafah

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