IDF kill Four Palestinians in Khanyounis

Press Release – Gaza Interior Ministry

Palestinian medical sources in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, have reported that Israeli war planes strikes killed 3 Palestinians at dawn Friday.IDF kill Four Palestinians in Khanyounis

1 November 2013

Palestinian medical sources in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, have reported that Israeli war planes strikes killed 3 Palestinians at dawn Friday.

The victims were identified as Khaled Abu Bakra, Mohammad Dawoud and Mohammad Al-Qassas, all of them are freedom fighters within Al-Qassam Brigades.

The Israeli crime came after few hours of killing Rabee’ Baraka, 22 years of age, who was killed by an Israeli shell fired at residents in Abasan Al-Jadeeda, east of Khan Younis. Several Palestinians have also been injured in the attack.

The body of the slain Palestinian, and the wounded residents, were moved to a local hospital.

During the bombardment of the area, Israeli military choppers hovered overhead firing dozens of rounds of live ammunition, and flares.

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, said that the slain Palestinian is one of its fighters.

On Thursday evening, a number of armored Israeli military vehicles invaded the Al-Qarara area, east of Khan Younis, while Palestinian armed resistance groups said they fired homemade shells into adjacent Israeli areas.

The Al-Qassam said that its fighters targeted a number of Israeli military vehicles invading an area in Khan Younis, and that Israeli tanks fired shells into several areas.

The Israeli army said its soldiers carried out a limited invasion into the area, and fired a number of shells, allegedly in response to homemade shells fired from Gaza.

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