Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian resident was seriously wounded on Saturday evening when the Israeli army fired artillery shells at agricultural areas east of Al Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza.Dr. Moawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Unit at the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, said that the resident was moved to a local hospital, and that he is in a critical condition.

The Israeli Authorities recently escalated their aggression in the Gaza Strip leading to a number of casualties in border areas.

Also on Saturday, Israel said that two mortars were fired from the Gaza Strip into an area in the Western Negev; no injuries or damage were reported.