Palestinian farmers and workers attacked by Israeli soldiers near the Green Line, inside Gaza Strip
Saturday, May 2, 2009
Israeli army launches fire on Gaza farmers
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Gaza, May 2, 2009 (RAMATTAN) – Israeli army Saturday opened fire on Palestinian farmers near the borderline in southeast Gaza, there were no casualties were reported, Palestinian medics and witnesses said.
The Palestinian farmers were working in their fields in al-Faraheen area, east of Khan Younis city, when they came under fire from the Israeli army posts on the border.
According to Palestinian security sources, machine gun fire was also recorded on the border line in northeast Gaza Strip and the east of Jabaliya town.
Meanwhile, three Israeli bulldozers, backed by two tanks, rolled for a few hundred of meters into Beit Lahiya town, an agricultural community in northern Gaza Strip. Residents said the bulldozers leveled some groves and withdrew later on Saturday morning.
This is a blog about Gaza farmers, workers and all the civilian population living in Gaza Strip rural communities along the Green Line, suffering from daily Israeli attacks and resisting the implementation of a so called "buffer zone" by the Israeli Occupation Forces.
Note: this blog is focusing on Israeli attacks on civilians inside or around the so called "buffer zone". Attacks on resistance fighters, or attacks, usually airstrikes on civilians further inside the Gaza Strip, or along the Egypt border (apart from the eastern areas such as Al Shoka or the airport area) are usually not mentioned. For the attacks of the Israeli Navy see http://fishingunderfire.blogspot.com/