Sunday morning, Israeli air-force killed two Palestinians east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Army claims that soldiers suspected that the two residents planned to plant bombs south of the Kissufim Crossing.Dr. Muawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health, reported that the two residents were identified as Bilal Hamada Al Najjar, 18, from Khazza’a town near Khan Younis, and Usama Fawzi Breiss, 20, from the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Dr. Hassanen added that the bodies of the two residents were severely mutilated  after being directly hit by the missiles.

Israeli online daily Haaretz quoted a military source stating that an aircraft fired at Palestinians suspected of planting bombs south of the Kissufim border crossing.

Palestinian sources reported that the two dead men were members of the Popular Resistance Committees.

Two Palestinian children were killed, earlier on Sunday, during an invasion carried out by the Israeli army in the West Bank city of Nablus; at least thirty residents were injured during the ongoing clashes.