Gaza – Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday, that seven Palestinians, including a child and a pregnant woman, have been injured when the Israeli army fired artillery shells into Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.Dr. Ashraf al-Qodra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, stated that the seven Palestinians, including an eleven-year old child, and the pregnant woman, were wounded were the soldiers fired several shells into a neighborhood east of Khuza‚Äôa town.
He added that the wounded Palestinians were moved to the Algerian Hospital and the Gaza-European European Hospital.
Eyewitnesses said Israeli shells also struck several homes and two mosques, causing excessive property damage.
Meanwhile, the Israeli army alleged that an explosive charge detonated near a military vehicle driving close to the border fence, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
The army said the explosive caused damage to the vehicle, but no injuries, and that the soldiers fired a number of artillery shells into the area.