Monday, 13 July 2015

Soldiers open fire on Palestinian farmers east of Khan Younis

Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier on Monday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers, working in their lands east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; the army also

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, east of Khan Younis, fired several of rounds of live ammunition at the Palestinian farmers, forcing them to leave their lands.

The soldiers also targeted a few nearby homes, and property, causing damage but no injuries. more

Gaza man burns himself to death

A Palestinian man aged 33 years was announced dead, Sunday, after he allegedly burned himself.

Local sources said that he carried out the act in the center of Gaza city.

The man, who lived in Al-Daraj neighbourhood in Gaza city, was moved to Al-Shifa hospital but was shortly announced dead by medics. Family sources said that he suffered mental illness, according to the PNN.

The reasons to his suicide are still unidentified.

Suicide rates in Palestine seem to be on the rise, especially after the latest attack on Gaza last summer. more

Israeli navy opens fire on Gaza fishing boats

Israeli navy ships opened fire, on Sunday morning, on a number of Palestinian fishing boats, near the Gaza shore, forcing them back to land.

Eyewitnesses said the navy fired rounds of live ammunition, near the Sudaniyya shore, northwest of Gaza City, causing damage but no injuries.

Two days ago, the navy kidnapped six fishers in the Sudaniyya sea, took them to Ashdod, and confiscating their boats. more