Israeli forces kill Palestinian near Gaza fence, wound two others


A Palestinian has been killed by Israeli forces and two others have been wounded as they tried to retrieve his physique within the besieged Gaza Strip, in line with native media reviews.

The incident occurred near the separation fence east of Khan Younis, within the southern a part of the coastal territory, the official Palestinian information company Wafa reported on Sunday.

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) faction named the lifeless man as 27-year-old Mohammed Ali al-Naim and stated he was a member of the organisation.

The Israeli army stated troops shot lifeless a Palestinian who was suspected of inserting a bomb near the fence.

In an announcement, the military stated it “spotted two terrorists approaching the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip and placing an explosive device adjacent to it”.

“The troops opened fire towards them. A hit was identified,” it stated.

Widely shared video

A video broadly circulated on social media on Sunday appeared to indicate an Israeli army bulldozer move the physique of the lifeless Palestinian man in the direction of the separation fence.

The sound of gunfire is heard and a minimum of one man seems to be wounded. Other males then take away the wounded particular person, whereas the bulldozer lifts the physique, reverses and strikes in the direction of the fence.

THe PIJ stated in an announcement that the video confirmed a “brutal crime”.

A sposkesperson for Hamas, the group which governsGaza, informed Al Jazeera that the incident was reflective of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories and its remedy of Palestinian individuals.


“There are hundreds of similar crimes that haven’t been documented by the camera. Israeli occupation continues its crime without any legal or ethical deterrence,” Hazem Qassem informed Al Jazeera.

A army spokeswoman later informed AFP information company that an Israeli military “bulldozer extracted the body of one of the attackers”.

According to Wafa, two males have been shot and wounded within the foot whereas they have been making an attempt to retrieve the physique of the lifeless man.

Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza, informed Al Jazeera that two Palestinians with leg wounds arrived on the European Hospital in southern Gaza on Sunday morning.

SOURCE: Al Jazeera and information companies