A Palestinian youth from the Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis has been reportedly shot dead by unknown assailants, medical sources said.

The medics added that a bullet ripped through the victim’s head, leading to his instant death.

Salama aL-Agha, of his thirties, has been killed for reasons relating to past family feuds between his family and another local family, local sources and medics confirmed.

Right after the incident, a large number of the aL-Agha family attacked the house eof the Kalakh family, setting their house into fire completely.

Palestinian police forces of the Hamas-dominated government, have been deployed in the scene to prevent further deterioration.