Palestinian medical sources reported, Monday at dawn, that four fighters were killed by Israeli fire near the Gaza coast.The attack was carried out approximately at 4:30am, at dawn, as the Navy opened heavy fire targeting the coast as some fighters were training on diving skills.
Dr. Moawiya Hassanen, head of the Emergency Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, stated that the four were killed by Israeli Navy fire, and that they were near the coast of Al Zahra’, south of Gaza City.
Dr. Hassanen added that a fifth fighter remains missing, while another fighter suffered mild injuries.
The bodies of the four slain fighters were moved to the al-Aqsa Hospital in Gaza City; their bodies were riddled with gunshots, medical sources reported.
The Qatar-based al-Jazeera news agency reported that the fighters are members of the Ayman Joudah brigades that belongs to the al-Aqsa brigades, the armed wing of Fateh movement.
The four slain fighters were identified as Mohammad Thabit, 20, Ibrahim Al Waheedy, 25, Fayiz Al Feeny, 21, and Mohammad Qweidir, 28.