Saturday, January 22, 2011

Witnesses: Israeli fire injures 1 near Gaza City

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli soldiers opened fire on homes east of Gaza City on Saturday evening, injuring one resident, witnesses said.

Gaza emergency services spokesman Adham Abu Salmiya said the injured man was 48 years old, and that he was transferred to the Ash-Shifa Hospital for treatment.

Witnesses said Israeli soldiers deployed near the border randomly opened fire at homes in Ash-Shuja'iyeh.

An Israeli military spokesman was not immediately familiar with the incident.

Palestinian citizen wounded in IOF shooting
[ 23/01/2011 - 10:35 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)-- A Palestinian citizen was wounded east of Gaza city on Saturday night with Israeli army fire, local sources reported.
They said that IOF soldiers stationed east of Gaza opened machinegun fire at residential quarters in Shujaia suburb east of the city injuring one of the citizens.
Medical sources said that the 47-year-old man was hospitalized in moderate condition.