Palestinian Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr in the remains of al-Farouq mosque after IDF strike

GAZA, 29 July-21014: Monday marked another bloody day as the Gaza war rumbled through its third week. Five Israeli soldiers died in two separate incidents, while 10 people, including eight children, were killed by a blast in the Beach refugee camp in Gaza.These photos show Palestinian Muslims gathering in what remains of the al-Farouq mosque, near the Nuseirat refugee camp, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. The Israeli military targeted the mosque last week as it was being used by militants, they said.

Palestinian Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr in the remains of al-Farouq mosque after IDF strike

Palestinian Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr in the remains of al-Farouq mosque after IDF strike

Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib

Palestinians hold their Eid al-Fitr prayers at al-Faruq Mosque which was destroyed the week before in an Israeli military strike on Rafah, southern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, after the sighting of the new crescent moon. The UN Security Council and President Barack Obama called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza after a day of strike and counter-strike as the conflict between Israel and Hamas enters its third week.