Mahmoud Adel Ashour

Date of birth 01 Aug 1996
Date of death 31 Jul 2014

Location Der Elbalah

Mahmoud had been doing well at school. He liked sports, particularly football. He was a fan of FC Barcelona.  He would perform all five prayers at the mosque every day. “I always cry. I still see him in front of me,” says his mother.

At approximately 9:00 pm on Thursday, 31 July 2014, Israeli drone fired a missile at a group of young men who were gathered east of Al Bureij Sports Club. As a result, Mahmoud, 17, was killed. Mahmoud had been sitting in front of his home when he sustained the shrapnel wounds and was killed.