Medical sources have reported that a Palestinian teen was shot, and seriously injured, by Israeli army fire west of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources that a 17-year-old Palestinian was shot with a live round to the head, fired by Israeli soldiers stationed on military towers, across the border fence, northwest of Beit Lahia.

The wounded Palestinian was instantly moved to the Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, where he was admitted to surgery.

Israeli soldiers frequently open fire of farmers trying to enter their own lands close to the border fence, in the northern and eastern parts of the coastal region.