Palestinian medical sources reported, Thursday, that a resident was wounded by Israeli military fire near Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip after a resistance group fired an RPG shell at an army jeep in northern Gaza. Adham Abu Salmiyya, coordinator of the Medical Services in Gaza, reported that a 24-year old resident was wounded in his foot, and that his injury was described as moderate.
Meanwhile, the National Resistance brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), claimed responsibility for the attack and stated that one of it fighters was wounded by army fire.
It said that the fighters fired a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) shell at an army vehicle driving north of the former Doughit settlement in northern Gaza.
The Brigades added that the vehicle was directly hit by the shell, and that the army responded by firing several shells and rounds of live ammunition wounding one fighter.
It stated that this attack comes in retaliation to the ongoing Israeli violations and attacks, and the assassination of two brothers this past Wednesday.
On Wednesday evening that two brothers, members of the Army of Islam, were killed were the Israeli Air Force targeted their vehicle in al-Wihda Street, in the center of Gaza City. The two were identified as Mohammad Yassin and his brother Islam.