Saturday, 1 March 2014

Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian woman in southern Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli forces in the southern Gaza Strip late Friday, witnesses and medics said.

Witnesses said 57-year-old Aminah Atiyeh Qudeih was shot and killed by Israeli forces east of Khan Younis when she approached the separation barrier between Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Ambulances were not allowed access to the area at the time, and when they reached the area Saturday morning, Qudeih was found dead, witnesses said.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said a suspect approached the border fence east of Khan Younis late Friday. more


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