Palestinian sources said that a Palestinian man was killed and at least 29 others were injured during several Israeli air raids targeting the Gaza Strip on Thursday night.

Medical sources said that among those injured was a three- month old baby.

Khalil Sokkar 27, was killed when Israeli troops  attacked the Al Shuja’iya  neighborhood in Gaza City in the north the Gaza Strip, late on Thursday night . Eyewitnesses said that Sokkar was on his way to rescue two injured civilians when the Israeli army shot him dead and opened fire on civilians in the area. 

Israeli warplanes targeted a Palestinian security post, north of Beit Lahyia, belonging to the Palestinian Hamas run government in Gaza.

 Nine civilians were injured in the attack. The post nearby houses suffered damage.

Meanwhile an Israeli soldier was mildly injured during an Israeli army attack in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Al Qassam brigades the armed wing of the Hamas Movement said that army tanks and bulldozers invaded areas near Khan Younis town, the group added that its fighters clashed with the invading troops and injured one soldier. Israeli army sources confirmed the injury of the soldiers and said that he was moved to an army hospital for treatment.