Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported on Tuesday evening that two residents were killed, and one was injured, after the army bombarded Al Masdar village, in the central Gaza Strip.The two slain residents were identified as Mohammad Sa’id Abu Jazar, and Kamal Hamdan Abu Moammar.

Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the higher committee of medical and emergency services in Gaza, reported that medics transferred the bodies of the two slain residents, and the wounded resident, to a Al Aqsa Hospital in Deir Al Balah.

An Israeli military spokesperson claimed that the attack took place when the army fired shells at a group of Palestinian fighters preparing to fire shells into adjacent Israeli areas.