Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Israel navy fires on Gaza shore, ground forces shoot at farmers

Israeli naval boats fired several shells at the shores of Gaza City on Tuesday, while Israeli ground forces opened fire on farmers in the eastern Gaza Strip, witnesses said.

Locals told Ma'an that Israeli war boats fired five shells near the al-Zahra area. No injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, Israeli military vehicles deployed east of Gaza City opened fire on farmers working on their land near the the border.

The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reports that Israeli forces have opened fire at the Gazan border 29 times since the Aug. 26 ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian militant groups, killing at least two Palestinians and injuring 35, including nine children. more

4 resistance fighters injured by 'accidental' explosion in Gaza City

Four Palestinian resistance fighters were injured in an accidental explosion at a military training base in southern Gaza City on Tuesday morning, medics said.

Gaza medical sources told Ma'an that one of the fighters sustained serious wounds and the other three were moderately injured. more