Palestinian Youth Injured By Army Fire In Rafah

November 27, 2012 10:22 PM IMEMC Agencies Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0
27 Nov
10:22 PM

Palestinian medical sources reported, Tuesday evening, that a young Palestinian man was shot by a live round in the chest after Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border, opened fire at him east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said that Ashraf Zaqqout, 20, was moved to Abu Yousef An-Najjar Hospital, in Rafah, suffering moderate injuries. Two more Palestinians were injured earlier after being targeted by Israeli fire east of Rafah.

Last Friday, and only one day after the truce was declared, Israeli soldiers shot and killed one Palestinian, and injured 19 others, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Also on Friday, two Palestinians died of wounds suffered during the latest Israeli war on the coastal region.

Three Palestinians have been injured, on Sunday evening, after Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border, opened fire at them in Al-Faraheen area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

On Monday evening, four Palestinians have been injured after the army opened fire at them near the eastern border of the Gaza Strip.

It is worth mentioning that the Israeli aggression during the eight day war that was ended after the ceasefire was implemented last Thursday led to the death of 163 Palestinians, including 42 children, 11 women, and 18 elderly; medical sources reported that 1222 Palestinians have been injured during the war, this includes 431 children, 207 women, and 88 elderly.

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