Palestinian shot in W.Bank as Israel continues Gaza Strip raids
Israeli troops killed a Palestinian belonging to Fatah movement during a raid in the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday, local medics said. According to Reuters, an Israeli army spokesman said troops operating in the area of the Balata refugee camp fired at two gunmen and confirmed hitting them.
Fatah's al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades said the victim had belonged to their group, and that Israeli soldiers had shot him during a raid. Medics also confirmed he had been killed, and said another gunman had also been shot, but was injured.
Elsewhere, Palestinian sources said occupation troops were operating overnight Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip near the "Sufa" Crossing. According to the sources, tanks and bulldozers entered the Strip with the support of helicopters. The sources added that troops carried out arrests.
Meanwhile, about 30 Palestinians were held for questioning during Israeli ground incursions in the northern and the southern Gaza Strip over the weekend. According to Haaretz, Palestinians fired more than 10 Qassam rockets at communities bordering the Gaza Strip over the weekend. There were no reports of injuries or damage.
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