The worker said he was collecting rubble from an evacuated settlement before the incident.
Palestinian medical services official Adham Abu Silmiyya identified the victim as 21-year-old Fadi Tamboura from the northern Gaza Strip. The official said Tamboura was being treated for a gunshot wound to the right thigh at the Kamal Udwan Hospital in Jabalia
An Israeli military spokesman soldiers had identified a man approaching the border area, fired warning shots toward him, and when he did not retreat, soldiers aimed at the lower body of the man and "identified a direct hit."
Palestinian citizen wounded in IOF shooting
|[ 28/09/2010 - 11:12 AM ]|
GAZA, (PIC)-- A Palestinian civilian was hit with a bullet in his right thigh on Tuesday when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) stationed near Erez crossing fired at him.
Adham Abu Salmiya, the spokesman for the military medical services, told the PIC that Fadi Tanbura, in his twenties, was rushed to hospital in light to moderate condition.
Many Palestinians have being either killed or wounded in similar incidents, which became routine practice on the part of the IOF troops deployed around the Gaza Strip borders with 1948 occupied Palestine.