Israeli troops kill seven Palestinians; Three Israelis wounded in Palestinian attack near Tel Aviv
Israeli troops on Monday morning killed four Palestinians, after the killing of Hamas leader, Sheikh Ahmed Ismai'il Yassin earlier in the day.
In incidents near the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Israeli troops also wounded five other Palestinians and demolished a house, witnesses and medical sources said.
Witnesses told WAFA that Israeli soldiers opened heavy fire on houses in al- Qararra village, due to which two civilians were killed.
A third was shot dead when Israeli forces, stationed at vicinity of Israeli settlement of "Neve Dkalim", opened fire on the houses in al- Amal neighbourhood, they added.
In the meantime, a house owned by al Smeiry family in al-Qarara town was demolished by Israeli troops.
Medics confirmed that Mosa’ab al-Ghalban, 13, Ussama al- Afandy and Ahmed Ghabaien were killed. Riyad Zo'rob, 23, was killed after being shot with a live gunshot in the head.
In Rafah City, Israeli troops wounded early Monday two civilians near Salah al-Dein gate.
Israeli forces late on Sunday shot and killed two armed Palestinian near the road connecting the Gush Katif settlement bloc and the Kissufim crossing.
Soldiers sighted the two crawling 200 meters north of the road and opened fire. The troops found two Kalashnikov assault rifles and magazines near the bodies, Israel Radio reported.
Palestinian security officials said they had been informed
by the Israeli army that two Palestinians were killed near the Kissufim road.
In the West Bank city of Nablus, Israeli troops killed a Palestinian journalist, reports said.
In Ramat Gan, near the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, an axe-wielding Palestinian man lightly wounded three people, two men and a woman, outside an army base, a police officer said. (Albawaba.com)
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