Sunday, September 12, 2010

Israeli shelling kills 2 in north Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli shelling killed two people including an elderly man in the northern Gaza Strip late Sunday, witnesses said.

The bodies of shepherds Ibrahim Abu Said, 91, and Ismail Abu Odeh, 21, were taken to a hospital in Beit Hanoun, medics said.

Reuters, quoting medical officials, reported that three Palestinians were killed rather than two.

An Israeli military spokesman had no immediate comment.