On Wednesday afternoon, a Palestinian man was killed by shrapnel fragments from an exploded artillery shell fired by Israeli tanks stationed in the town of Jabalia, in the northern Gaza Strip.Medical sources at Kamal ‘Adwan Hospital reported to the WAFA Palestine News Agency, that the citizen was identified as Jihad ‘Afana, 20, who was transferred to the hospital following extensive injuries throughout his body from fragments of the exploded shell.

The source added that another two citizens from the town of Beit Hanoun arrived at the hospital after being injured with shrapnel shells. A worker who was injured by Israeli troops positioned in military towers near Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip, was also injured while he was collecting ballasts.