The Israeli tanks and troops left the Abasan town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip on Thursday at dawn leaving behind two killed Palestinians, 20 injured, and kidnapping at least 40 residents.

Wafa' Al Daghmah, 35, a mother of seven children, was shot an killed by the Israeli army on Thursday at dawn as the army was polling out of Khan Younis, local sources said. Medics stated that Al Daghmah was shot in the head and died instantly.

On Wednesday afternoon one Palestinian was killed and seven injured as the Israeli army attacked a group of residents in Khan Younis. Witnesses said that an Israeli unmanned airplane fired a missile at a group of residents killing Mohamed Abu Musalam, 22, and injuring seven others, three critically.

Dr. Moawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Health, nineteen residents were wounded by Israeli military attacks in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday. At least six residents were wounded in an Israeli air strike that targeted an area in Abasan town.

During the military operation Abasan town the Israeli army demolished 4 homes razed vast areas of Palestinian-owned farm lands in addition by Thursday at dawn when the army totally left, troops kidnapped 40 civilians and took them to unknown locations.

The assault began in the early dawn hours on Wednesday as the army invaded the area, broke into and searched dozens of homes. Soldiers also topped several home and used some of them as monitoring towers.