Palestinian medical sources reported that three Palestinians were killed, and a fourth resident was wounded, late on Wednesday at night, when the Israeli Air Force fired missiles into an area east of the Al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Dr. Ashraf Al-Qudra, spokesperson of the Minister of Health in Gaza, stated that an Israeli drone fired missiles targeting a group of residents killing three, and seriously wounding another resident. All casualties were moved to the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital.
The slain residents were identified as Khalil Al-Jarba, 27, Zakariyya Al-Jammal, 23, and Khaled Al-Qarm, 23.
Local sources reported that a missile was fired at a car driving the fighters near â€śMaqboulaâ€ť area, east of the Al-Boreij. The bodies of the slain fighters were severely mutilated while the wounded residents suffered very serious injuries.
Furthermore, an Israeli military spokesperson said that â€śthe attack targeted fighters who planned to fire homemade shells into Israeli territoryâ€ť. The spokesperson claimed that â€śthe same cell is responsible for several previous attacksâ€ť.