The Israeli army, stationed at Abu Holy checkpoint in the central Gaza Strip, fired artillery shells at a vehicle driving south of Dir Al Balah killing one resident and seriously injuring another. One child died of wounds suffered three days ago in Beit Lahia.

Palestinian medical source at Al Aqsa Hospital identified the the resident who was killed in Friday’s attack as Raed As’ad Nasr, 28, while resident Adel Khamis Al Biok, 25, was seriously injured.  

Also, troops stationed at Salah Ed Deen Road in Gaza barred ambulances and civil defense vehicles from reaching the area of the shelled vehicle and claimed that it is a closed military zone.

Eyewitnesses reported that the vehicle accidentally entered the area and was directly targeted by the Israeli artillery.

Also, one child girl identified as Eman Abu Khousa, died on Thursday evening, of wounds sustained three days ago after the army shelled Beit Lahia town, in the norther part of the Gaza Strip.

Dr. Muawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health reported that most of the injuries in the Gaza Strip are serious since the army is using nail-bombs and other heavy explosives in the shelling the Gaza Strip.