At approximately 11:40 pm on Friday 16 December 2011, the body of Majed Mahmoud An-Nabaheen, 39, was admitted dead on arrival to Al Aqsa Hospital in Deir Al Balah. According to medical report, there was abrasion around the nose and hemorrhaging around the nose and mouth.
According to eyewitnesses, at approximately 11:00 pm on Friday 16 December 2011, Israeli occupation forces positioned near the separation fence northeast of Al Bureij refugee camp opened fire on the northeast quarter of the camp. An-Nabaheen was working near his house at the time. He is a guard at the waste pools of the Coastal Municipalities Water Utility.