Updated: The Israeli army informed the Palestinian Civil Affairs, on Sunday evening, of the details of the deaths of three Palestinian youth from Gaza, for their alleged infiltration from the eastern part of the central Gaza Strip in January.

On Sunday, Palestine TV said that the Israeli army has officially informed the civil affairs department of the death of Muhammad Abu Mandeel, Salem Al-Naami, and Mahmoud Saeed, on the pretext of their alleged infiltration from the eastern Gaza Strip.

On Tuesday, January 21, the Israeli army submitted a report about the killing of three Palestinian youth, for their alleged attempt to infiltrate into Israel from Gaza Strip.

In a statement, the army said that its forces, behind the perimeter fence of the besieged Gaza Strip, monitored three young men who crossed the fence in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and entered a wooded area near the border, Maan News Agency reports.

The statement claimed that “the army forces rushed to the area, cordoned it off, before combing it in search of them”, claiming that the youth had dropped an explosive device towards the forces that resulted in no injuries.

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Israeli Soldiers Kill Three Palestinians In Gaza
January 22, 2020 4:26 AM

Israeli soldiers killed, on Tuesday evening, three young Palestinian men near the perimeter fence, in central Gaza, after the army alleged they breached the fence and hurled grenades.

The army claimed that the three managed to breach the fence and advanced approximately 400 meters, before they hurled a grenade, or an explosive, at a military post.

According to the army, the soldiers fired many live rounds, and shells, at the three Palestinians, leading to their death.

Palestinians in Gaza said the soldiers executed the three Palestinians, and were not in any danger, especially since they ordered them to remove their clothes before killing them, the Maan News Agency has reported.

The three slain Palestinians have been identified as Mohammad Hani Abu Mandeel, 18, Salem Zuweid an-Na’ami, 18, and Mahmoud Khaled Sa’id, 18. The three are from Central Gaza. The three were from al-Maghazi Central Gaza.

The corpses of the three Palestinians remain held by the army.