Israeli occupation forces opened fire, Thursday morning, at Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip.Eyewitnesses reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that soldiers fired a hail of bullets towards farmers in the Qarara area, east of Khan Younis city. No injuries were reported.

Farming in the Gaza Strip’s “buffer zone” is hazardous under the best circumstances.

Israeli forces routinely shoot live ammunition at Palestinian farmers in the free-fire area, which stretches hundreds of meters into the besieged territory from the barrier, separating it and Israel, and invade their fields with tanks and bulldozers.

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