Palestinian medical sources on Gaza reported on Thursday afternoon that
one resident was killed after Israeli plane fired one missile at a
group of residents east of Jabalia town north of Gaza. Death toll in
Gaza rises to two on Thursday.
Nasser Al Nither, 22, died on the spot due to direct hits in the head, medical sources reported. Al Nither is from the Jabalia refugee camp, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Al Nither is a member of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad.
Several other residents were injured including, one seriously, but medics could not reach them due to being fired at by the invading Israeli tanks, Dr. Muawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Heath in the Gaza Strip reported.
Earlier on Thursday morning, Israeli army helicopters fired a missile at a group of residents and killed one. Eight school boys were shot and injured east of Beit Lahia, in the norther part of the Gaza Strip.
Mohamed Al Jarjawi, 19, was killed after being hit by shrapnel from a missile fired at a group of residents from an Israeli army helicopter while standing in the street in Al Sheikh Zayed neighborhood, east of Beit Lahia town.
Meanwhile, ground forces, tanks and bulldozers, backed with aerial coverage, stormed Skeikh Zayed neighborhood,and opened fire at several residents injuring eight school boys who were on their way to school.
Dr. Hassanen said that one boy and one girl were taken to a nearby hospital, while the rest were treated on the spot.
Also on Thursday morning, local sources reported that army bulldozers uprooted farmlands and animal sheds in the eastern parts of Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.