Saturday, July 31, 2010

IOF Fire at Civilians Collecting Rubble near Erez Crossing; Injure One


At app. 7:50am on Saturday 31 July 2010, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened fire on Palestinian civilians who were about 500 meters from the border fence in the vicinity of Erez crossing, in the North Gaza district. As a result, Mohammed Khamis Shalabi, 21, was injured in the left leg. Medical sources at Beit Hanoun Hospital described his injures as moderate. Shalabi lives in the Al Maghazi refugee camp in Middle Gaza district. These civilians were collecting rubble from structures destroyed by IOF in the vicinity of Erez crossing.