Israeli forces shot and killed one resident in the Gaza Strip, on Thursday, near Al Faraheen area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources reported.

The sources said that Yousef Qabalan, 18, was killed after the army stationed at a military post east of Khan Younis fired shells and rounds of live ammunition at the area.

Meanwhile, an Israeli military spokesperson claimed that the resident is a resistance fighter who approached the “security fence” surrounding the Gaza Strip, in an attempt to plant explosives.

No reports on explosives or weapons found near the body of Qabalan.

Earlier on Thursday, two Islamic Jihad fighters were assassinated in Khan Younis. The two were killed by an Israeli missile fired at their vehicle.

The two were identified as Omar Al Zaqzouq, 30, and Yasser Al Banna, 33.