Tuesday, March 30, 2010

IOF Open Fire on a Peaceful Assembly east of Khan Younis, Three Injured


At app. 12:30am on Tuesday 30 March 2010, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire on a peaceful assembly for the 'Popular Campaign against the Buffer Zone'.  The demonstration was organized on the commemoration of the Territory Day, which is 31 March. Hundreds of protesters gathered east of Khuza'a village,  100 meters away from the separation fence, east of Khan Younis. As a result, three persons were injured. Al Mezan identified their names as follows:
  1. Joma'a Ramadan An-Najar,17, shot by a bullet in the head and his medical status is described as critical;
  2. Hani Riyadh An-Najar,17, injured in the legs; and
  3. Walaa Faried An-Najar, 19, injured in the right thigh.
The demonstrators left the area immediately. Ambulances arrived and carried the injured persons to the European Gaza Hospital for medical treatment.