Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Israeli open fire on northern Gaza killing one man

[update: two people now reported killed, one a teenager]

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces opened fire on the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, witnesses said.

Medics said one person was killed and three others were seriously injured in the attack. The deceased was identified as Muhammad Abu Odeh.

An Israeli military official said the attack targeted a "terrorist squad" planting an explosive device on the border. more