Abu Al-Reesh brigade, an armed group of Fatah party, claimed responsibility for sniping an Israeli soldier late Sunday night who is serving in Ganeih Tal settlement in the Gaza strip.

The Israeli army radio confirmed the hit of one of its troops serving at the engineering unit in the Gaza Strip.  The radio described the soldier’s wounds as minor.

The brigade said in a press release published on Sunday, that they have video tapped the shooting and its going to be published it on their website soon.

This is the first time that the Palestinian resistance claims responsibility for such action since the starting for the pullout from Gaza.