Sunday, August 1, 2010

Palestinian Man Injured as IOF Open Fire at Civilians Collecting Rubble northwest of Beit Lahyia


At pp. 8:50am on Sunday 1 August 2010, Israeli occupation forces (IOF), who were positioned at the northern separation fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, opened fire on Palestinian civilians who were about 400 meters from the fence. As a result, Nedal Sha'ban Mohammed Al Husoumi, 25, was injured in the left leg. Medical sources at Kamal Odwan Hospital described his injuries as light. These civilians were attacked while they were collecting rubble from the destroyed structures in the evacuated settlement Eli Sinai northwest of Beit Lahyia, in North Gaza district. Al Husoumi is a resident of Beit Lahyia town.