TDN World Desk: Situation escalated in Gaza on Wednesday. At least, two Palestinians have been martyred as Israel carried out an air strike in central Gaza strip.

“The first martyr Khaled Farraj, 38, a leading member of Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad group,” the Palestinian Health Ministry said without identifying the second martyr.

Since Tuesday 12 Palestinians have been martyred while 45 others injured. According to Anadolu Agency, a Turkey’s media, the situation escalated in Gaza early Tuesday after an Israeli airstrike killed Bahaa Abu al-Atta, the commander of the Islamic Jihad resistance group. His wife Asmaa Abu al-Atta was also killed.