Palestinian sources reported that one Palestinian fighter was killed and two children were injured by Israeli army fire in separate attacks targeting the southern part of the Gaza Strip on Thursday morning.

The Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated that an Israeli unmanned airplane fired missile at Nafith Manssour, 40, a leader in the brigades and killed him.

Witnesses said that Manssour was walking in one of the streets of Al Shabura Refugee camp located near Rafah city when the unmanned airplane attacked him.

He suffered critical wounds and died of his wounds later on. Khoulod Ingeliy, a bystander child was injured in the attack medical sources reported.

Meanwhile Imad Kadeh, 12, sustained critical wounds after he was shot by the Israeli army in the head during and invasion targeting Al Faraheen area east of Khan Younis town located in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Local sources said that a number of Israeli army tanks and bulldozers invaded Al Faraheen earlier on Thursday and fired randomly at residents homes. Eyewitnesses said that the invasion is still ongoing.