Gaza – Ma’an
– At least one Palestinian was injured on Sunday evening after Israeli artillery shelled an open area east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
Dr Muawiya Hassanein, director of Ambulance and Emergency Services in the Palestinian Ministry of Health, said one injured man was delivered to Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, having sustained moderate wounds.
Separately, Palestinian sources and eyewitnesses said that Israeli forces fired machine guns again toward eastern Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. There was no word on casualties. The sources said helicopters were also seen flying over the area.
Two Palestinians injured by military fire in the Gaza Strip
Monday May 04, 2009 05:33 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources reported that one Palestinian man was moderately wounded on Sunday at night by Israeli military fire targeting an open area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Another Palestinian was injured in a separate attack in northern Gaza.
FIle, Photo by Maan News Agency
Dr. Moawiya Abu Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health, reported that medics evacuated the resident who was injured near Khan Younis, and took him to Nasser Hospital.
Moreover, the Israeli army reported that soldiers opened fire and lightly wounded a Palestinian who approached the “security fence” in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
The wounded resident was moved to an Israeli hospital for treatment.
Also on Sunday, the army shelled a number of areas east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip; no injuries were reported.