Tuesday, December 27, 2011

13-year-old boy injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- A 13-year-old boy in the Gaza Strip was injured by Israeli gunfire on Tuesday.

Medical sources in the Gaza Strip said that Muhammad Talbani was shot in the foot and taken to Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza.

Earlier on Tuesday, the military wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, the al-Naser Salah ad-Din Brigades, said in a statement that Israeli forces had crossed the border in the central Gaza Strip.

The group said it had clashed with the soldiers.

An Israeli army spokeswoman had no immediate reports of the incidents.