[Wednesday Afternoon, January 8, 2014] Palestinian medical sources have reported that at least one Palestinian was wounded after Israeli soldiers attacked the funeral procession of a Palestinian fighter killed earlier in the day, east of Gaza city.The sources said that the soldiers, stationed across the border fence, fired gas bombs at dozens of residents during the funeral procession of Mohammad A-‘Ajla, a member of the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad.
The wounded residents, 20 years of age, was moved to a local hospital suffering moderate injuries, the Safa News Agency has reported.
The assassination of Al-‘Ajla led to the injury of two Palestinian children, one of them was seriously hurt.
Safa said that the soldiers also fired rounds of live ammunition into an area close to the border fence to prevent the Palestinians from approaching it.
The Al-Quds Brigades vowed retaliation for the assassination of Al-‘Ajla and Israel’s ongoing violations and assaults against the Palestinians and their property in occupied Palestine.