Palestinian medical sources reported on Wednesday evening that one
resident was killed by Israeli military fire in Khan Younis, in the
southern part of the Gaza Strip. Earlier on Wednesday, two residents
were killed in two separate attacks in the Gaza strip.
A medical source in Khan Younis reported that resident Ahmad Kamal Al Breem, 18, was shot and killed in Abasan area, east of Khan Younis.
He was killed after the Israeli army fired at a group of residents in the town.
Army kills two in the Gaza strip and takes prisoner one resident
Ghassan Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies – Thursday, 26 October 2006, 10:10
Two Palestinians were killed when an Israeli army force invaded Khan Younis area in the Gaza Strip on Thursday morning, Palestinian sources reported.
Rami Abu Lihia, 27, an officer in the Palestinian national security forces was wounded by Israeli troops’ gunfire in Abassan area east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
Abu Lihia was evacuated to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, medical sources reported.
Army tanks and bulldozers backed by army helicopters stormed the area, whereas tanks opened heavy machine gun fire at residential areas and bulldozers are destroyed farm lands and green houses causing serious damage to the property, eyewitnesses reported.
Israeli soldiers broke into a number of houses in Abassan, searched and ransacked them and took prisoner Ayman Abu Odah, 42, to unknown location.
Meanwhile, Suheil Abd Al Razik, 25, was killed on Thursday by the Israeli army near the borders in the Northern Gaza Strip near Beit Hannon Palestinian medical sources reported.
The sources added that the man was shot while working in a farm adjacent to the borders; he was moved to Kamal Nasser hospital were he was pronounced dead.