Saturday, September 5, 2009

Gaza: Teen farmer injured by Israeli fire Friday dies of wounds

Published today (updated) 05/09/2009 11:16

Gaza – Ma’an – Palestinian medical sources announced the death of 13-year-old Ghazi Maher Ghazi Az-Za’anin of wounds he sustained Friday when Israeli forces opened fire on the car he was in.

Medical sources said the youth, heading east to farm family land, sustained critical wounds to the head after he came under fire by Israeli forces stationed east of Bait Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. He was admitted to the intensive care unit at the Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.

Israeli military officials said they were continuing to investigate the report, but could not confirm the incident.

Palestinian boy dies of wounds sustained in IOF shooting
[ 05/09/2009 - 08:45 AM ]

BEIT HANUN, (PIC)-- A 13-year-old Palestinian boy was pronounced dead in Gaza on Saturday after suffering serious wounds on Friday after Israeli occupation forces (IOF) fired at him in northern Gaza, medical sources reported.

They said that Ghazi Al-Za'anin was hit with a bullet in the head when he, his father and three of his brothers were shot at by IOF soldiers stationed to the east of Beit Hanun in northern Gaza Strip.

The medical sources said that Ghazi's father and three brothers suffered minor injuries.

The boy along with his father and brothers were riding in a car on their way to farm their land near the border fence between Gaza Strip and Palestine occupied in 1948 when they came under IOF fire.