Palestine: Israeli army bombards area near Khan Younis

25th Jan 2014

By Saed Bannoura

IMEMC & Agencies: Saturday at dawn, Israeli soldiers fired several shells, and rounds of live ammunition, into Palestinian farmlands east of the Al-Qarara town, northeast of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza. Soldiers also opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.

Local sources have reported that the soldiers targeted several Palestinian residents, including farmers and workers, forcing the farmers out of their lands.
Late on Friday at night, Israeli navy warships fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition at Palestinian fishing boats docked in the Sudaniyya area, in Gaza.
On Friday evening, Israeli soldiers shot and killed one Palestinian, and wounded seven others, in Palestinian lands close to the border fence, in the coastal region.
The slain Palestinian has been identified as Bilal Samer Oweidah, 20; he was shot by a live round to the chest.
Oweidah succumbed to his wounds at the Kamal Adwan hospital. One of the wounded Palestinian suffered a moderate injury.


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