After ceasefire was implemented, Palestinian injured by army fire in Gaza 23Nov12 November 23, 2012

IMEMC   -   22 November 2012

In what seems to be the first Israeli violation of the truce that came into effect Thursday, Israeli soldiers shot and injured a young Palestinian man near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Local sources reported that Haitham Abu Doqqa, 23, was shot and injured as he, and two other residents, approached the security fence, east of Al-Faraheen area, in Abasan Al-Kabeera town, in Khan Younis.

Several youths approached the border area to collect the parts of an Israeli military vehicle that was targeted by the resistance in Gaza more than a week ago.

Some youths managed to raise Palestinian flags on the border fence before the army opened fire on them.

Earlier in the day, several youths raised a Palestinian flag on the border fence east of Khan Younis.

According to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights in Gaza, 156 Palestinians have been killed during the eight days of Israeli war on Gaza; 103 civilians were killed and more than 1000 were injured.

According to the PCHR, 33 Palestinian children were killed by Israeli missiles and shells during the eights days of war, 274 children were injured, 13 women were killed and 162 were injured, and 3 journalists were killed.


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