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Palestine: Two injured by Israeli fire in Gaza

1st Jan 2014

By Chris Carlson

International Middle East Media Center: Two Palestinians were injured after Israeli artillery fired on the central Gaza Strip, on Sunday, a Palestinian official has said.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman, Israeli forces hit an area east of al-Maghazi refugee camp with an artillery shelling, the Ma’an News Agency has reported.
Ashraf al-Qidra said that two Palestinians suffered from burns as a result of the shelling, and were taken to Shuhada al-Aqsa hospital in moderate condition; an Israeli army spokesman claimed to be unfamiliar with the incident.
The shelling comes just days after an upheaval of violence in the Gaza Strip, Ma’an went on to say.
On Tuesday, Israeli airstrikes killed a 3-year-old Palestinian girl, while injuring several others, after an Israeli Civil Defense employee was killed by a sniper while working at the border.
Furthermore, on Thursday, two Palestinians were injured in Israeli airstrikes, after rockets fired from Gaza hit open Israeli areas, causing no injuries or damage.

The Gaza Strip has been under a severe economic blockade imposed by the Israel since 2006.
The Egyptian-mediated ceasefire, reached in November of 2012, between Palestinian factions and Israel, brought to an end over a week of fighting which left over 170 Palestinians dead and thousands injured. Six Israelis were also killed during the clashes.
Since the ceasefire, Israeli forces have shot dozens of Gazans in border areas, and have launched frequent incursions.


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