|[ 12/08/2013 - 12:59 PM ]|
GAZA, (PIC)-- A Palestinian young man was killed and another was injured after being shot by Israeli occupation forces in the Gaza strip.
Spokesperson of Ministry of Health Dr Ashraf Qedra said that Hussein Abdul Hadi, 30, was killed Saturday night where he was shot by Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border fence.
The Israeli soldiers stationed at the Israeli military towers on the border fence opened their fire at Palestinian houses and lands in Shijaia neighborhood east of the city. As a result, Mahmoud Samir Jundiya, 25, was injured in his right leg where he was transferred to hospital for treatment, Qedra added.
Israeli violations to the truce agreement signed in November 2012 have escalated where dozens were injured by Israeli fire and 40 fishermen were arrested, in addition to targeting and confiscating number of fishing boats.
IOF Opens Fire and Kills Palestinian Man Northeast of Al Bureij Refugee Camp
At approximately 8:20 pm on Saturday 10 August 2013, Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire at Hussein Abdel Hadi An-Nouri, 34, who was trying to sneak across the separation fence between Gaza Strip and Israel east of Al Bureij refugee camp. As a result, the man was killed.
At approximately 3:00 am on Sunday 11 August 2013, the IOF submitted the body to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. The body was admitted to Shifa Hospital in Gaza. An-Nouri sustained bullet wounds in the left shoulder and the abdomen.
According to An-Nouri’s relatives, Hussein left his house at around 7:30 pm on Saturday 10 August 2013 and did not get back. At approximately 9:00 am on the next day, they received a phone call from their friends informing them that Hussein’s body was in the morgue.