On Wednesday, a Palestinian child was wounded by Israeli fire while he was working in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.Adham Abu Salmeyah, media coordinator working for Ma’an News Agency, said that the child,17, was mildly wounded while he was collecting ballasts in Beit Lahia in the northern part of Gaza.

Abu Salmeya added that the number of the wounded workers collecting ballasts has increased to 17 since the beginning of the summer.

He pointed out that the Israeli army, which is based on the northern border of Gaza, opens fire at the Palestinian workers everyday to prevent them earning money.