Palestinian medical sources have reported that a child was shot, and injured, by Israeli army fire in Abasan al-Kobra town, in the southern Gaza Strip district of Khan Younis.The sources said Mansour Abu T’eima, 14 years of age, suffered a gunshot injury in his left leg.

He was moved to the Gaza European Hospital, suffering a moderate but stable injury.

The child was playing in an area close to the border fence when the soldiers opened fire on him and his friends.

The soldiers frequently target Palestinians, including farmers and workers, in lands close to the “Security Fence,” across the border with the coastal region.