The ruling Hamas movement in the Gaza announced that one of its fighters were killed on Wednesday morning. The Al Qassam Brigades the armed wing of Hamas identified the fighter as Yasser Radi, 37 years old.

The brigades said Radi was killed during a mission in central Gaza Strip, the group gave no further details.

Earlier in the day, Israeli troops positioned at the northern border line of the Gaza Strip opened fire at a Palestinian ma and wounded him near Beit Lahia. Troops then entered the area and kidnapped him preventing the ambulance to evacuate him, witnesses reported.

The witnesses added that the man, who was not identified, was collecting metal piece to be resold for recycling.