Palestinian sources reported that three Palestinian fighters died on Thursday, two due to previous wounds and one during clashes with the Israeli army at midday today.

Osama Abu Anzah, of the Qassam Briagdes, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, was killed when armed clashes with the Israeli army took place at the Karem Salem border crossing located in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Medical sources said that Abu Anzah was killed and another fighter was injured in the clashes. Israeli sources said that the two fighters were attempting to enter the Israeli side of the crossing when the clashes took place.

Meanwhile the Al Qassam Brigades today stated that two if its fighters died. Abduallah Suliman died today after succumbing to wounds he sustained on Monday in Jabaliya refugee camp in central Gaza, while Mohamed Al Mutawak, 22, died due to wounds he sustained on Sunday during an Israeli army attack targeting Jabaliya town.