Palestinian medical sources reported two Palestinians were killed after the Israeli air force fired missile at a vehicle east of the city of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.


The medical sources reported two resistance fighters were killed after the Israeli air force fired a missile at the vehicle they were traveling in.

Dr. Moawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health, identified the two residents as Ra’ef Abu Salah, 20, and Mohammad Khalil, 20.

Both fighters were members of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad.

The bodies of the two fighters were severely mutilated which made it difficult to identify them immediately.

The attack took place in the town of Khazza’a, east of Khan Younis.

Dr. Hassanen added that several other residents were injured in the attack.

Soldiers shelled a workshop in Al Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza Monday at dawn, which the army claimed was being used by fighters of the Islamic Jihad to manufacture or store weapons.

One fighter of Salah Ed Deen brigades was killed during a seperate shelling Monday at dawn after an Israeli apache helicopter fired missiles at fighters in the Al Shuja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city.

Meanwhile, Israeli bulldozers uprooted farmlands east of Gaza, including the industrial area of the city.

Several tank and artillery shells were fired at residential area in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip.