Palestinian Medical sources reported on Tuesday at night that a Palestinian farmer died of wounds sustained during evening hours when Israeli troops opened fire at him as he was farming his land in Al Qarara town, near Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.Sources at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis stated that resident Hasan Abu Sabt, 35, was seriously injured when troops stationed at the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip opened fire at him while he was tilling his land.

Abu Sabt was seriously injured and died of his wounds at Nasser hospital later on, the sources added.

Meanwhile, an Israeli military spokesperson claimed that a tank spotted a Palestinian planting a bomb near the Kissufim border crossing, and shot him dead.

The spokesperson added that the slain resident was an armed resistance fighter.