IOF kills Palestinian, arrests others near Gaza border

Killing near Gaza border

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday announced that they killed a Palestinian, detained his body, and arrested two others near the border fence east of Rafah city, south of the Gaza Strip.

A spokesman for the Israeli occupation army said in a statement that a group of Palestinian youths crossed the border fence east of Rafah, armed with Molotov cocktails, and attempted to burn an abandoned Israeli military post.

The IOF tracked the youths and opened fire at them, according to the spokesman. One was killed and two others were arrested, one of whom was seriously injured.

A local source told the PIC reporter that the IOF stationed at the border fence opened fire at a group of Palestinian youths whose fate remained unknown.

The source added that the IOF soldiers advanced into eastern Rafah and kidnapped the injured youths.

Gaza’s Ministry of Health announced that ambulance crews were able to save a 16-year-old Palestinian shot in the shoulder and transfer him to Yousef al-Najjar Hospital in Rafah city.

(Source / 02.07.2018)

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