Palestinian medical at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City reported that one resident died of wounds sustained on Tuesday at dawn when the Israeli army shelled Sheikh Zayid city, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Three residents were wounded on Wednesday at dawn in an Israeli shelling east of Khan Younis.The sources stated that resident Hisham Najeeb Shomar, 22, died of his wounds at local hospital.

Shomar lost his arms and legs when the army shelled homes in Sheikh Zayid city and sustained severe burns.

In a separate incident, three residents were wounded, one moderately,  in Abasan Al Jadeeda town, east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, after the army invaded the area, on Wednesday at dawn, and an Israeli fighter-jet fired one missile at a group of residents.

Eyewitnesses reported that several armored vehicles and jeeps invaded the area while military bulldozers uprooted farmlands and soldiers fired rounds of live ammunition in several directions.