Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Official: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian in Gaza Strip

Published Tuesday 16/04/2013 (updated) 18/04/2013 10:09
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Tuesday shot a 34-year-old Palestinian in the chest in the eastern Gaza Strip, the Hamas-run Ministry of Health said.

Israeli soldiers in a watchtower shot Mohammad Abu Issed in the chest near the border east of al-Buraij refugee camp, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said.

Abu Issed was taken to the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital.

An Israeli military spokeswoman had no immediate comment on the incident.


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IOF Opens Fire at Eastern Parts of Al Bureij Refugee Camp, Shepherd Injured

At approximately 3:30 pm on Tuesday 16 April 2013, Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire at a group of shepherds who were east of Makboula area southeast of Al Biureij refugee camp. The firing which lasted for about 10 minutes scared the shepherds who left the area immediately.
At approximately 5:40 pm on the same day, the IOF opened fire at another group of shepherds. As a result, Mohammed Mahmoud Abu Is’ayyed, 32, was injured while he was taking care of his sheep. He was about 400 meters away from the separation fence between Gaza Strip and Israel east of Al Bureij refugee camp when he was injured. He was admitted to Al Aqsa Hospital where his injury was described as moderate.