Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Land day marked by Israel's killing of Palestinian child

A day commemorating the seizure of Palestinian land was marred Tuesday by the death of a Palestinian boy, shot by Israeli soldiers, near the Gaza border.

The 15-year-old Palestinian, Mohammed al-Faramawi, was killed east of southern Gaza town of Rafah. Gaza medics and witnesses confirmed that he was shot dead by Israeli forces who fired on Palestinians marking Land Day. Several others were wounded in the incident, Iran's English Web site AlAlam News reported. more