Palestinian medical sources reported, Friday, that eight Palestinians have been injured by Israeli army fire in different parts of the Gaza Strip in a new military escalation against the coastal region despite the ceasefire reached a week ago.The sources said that four Palestinians have been injured east of the Al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
The sources said that the wounded residents were moved to the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in the central district suffering mild-to-moderate injuries.
Furthermore, Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, told the Maan News Agency that one young man, 21 years old, was also wounded by army fire east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Al-Qudra said that the wounded young man was moved to the Gaza European Hospital after being shot by a live round in his pelvis.
Three more Palestinians were injured army fire east of Gaza City, and were moved to a local hospital.
During this past week, several Palestinians have been injured by Israeli military fire in different parts of the Gaza Strip.
The attacks are part of ongoing violations against the Palestinians in the coastal region despite the ceasefire that ended, last week, an eight day Israeli war on Gaza that 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.