Gaza, November 06 (QNA) – The israeli occupation forces on Sunday attacked a palestinian house in east of Khan Yunis , south of the Gaza Strip . Eye witnesses said the israeli forces shelled with heavy machine guns the houses of the palestinian citizens in the area but no casualties were reported so far. Earlier Saturday evening, One Palestinian was killed and three others wounded in an Israeli helicopter attack on Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip. Israeli helicopters attacked a group of Palestinians in Al-Qarara village in Khan Yunis, a Palestinian medical official said. Abd Mahanna, who was in his twenties, was killed in the Israeli attack as he was hit in different parts of his body, the official said. The injured Palestinians, who had minor wounds, were taken to Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis, he added. The Israeli escalation in Gaza comes at a time when Palestinian factions reiterated their commitment to a recently announced truce following a wave of violence in the Palestinian enclave last week.
(www.qnaol.net / 06.11.2011)