Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Medics: Elderly man injured by Israeli fire in southern Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Medics reported Wednesday that a 65-year-old man was injured by Israeli fire near the Sufa crossing east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

Gaza medical services spokesman Adham Abu Silmiyya said the unidentified man sustained a gunshot wound to the neck, which was described as a moderate.

Abu Silmiyya said the injured was transferred to the European Hospital in Khan Younis.


Palestinian old man wounded in IOF shooting
[ 20/10/2010 - 12:54 PM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- A 65-year-old Palestinian man was shot and wounded by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) east of Rafah city, south of the Gaza Strip, on Wednesday morning, medical sources reported.
Medical services spokesman Adham Abu Salmiya told the PIC that the old man was hit with a bullet in his neck in the vicinity of Soufa crossing.
He added that the old man was carried to the European hospital where his condition was described as moderate.