|[ 27/11/2009 - 06:46 PM ]|
GAZA, (PIC)-- Four Palestinians were wounded on Friday morning near the Martyrs cemetery to the east of Jabalya in the northern Gaza Strip, when Israeli tanks fired at Palestinian citizens visiting their relatives tombs on the first day of Eid al-Adha.
Dr. Muaweyah Hasanin, head of the emergency department at the health ministry, told PIC that Israeli planes and tanks targeted a number of Palestinians on their way to visit the tombs of their relatives wounding four of them.
He added that ambulances transported the wounded to Maryr Kamal Odwan hospital in Beit Lahya, and described the condition of two of the wounded as serious and the other two as moderate.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, like in the rest of Palestine, are used to visiting the tombs of their relatives after the Eid prayers in the morning.
The Martyrs cemetery in Jabalya is one of main cemeteries in the Gaza Strip.