Within two days: At least 12 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire
Two Palestinians were killed early Friday when an Israeli aircraft fired a missile near the southern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Khan Yunis, a day after Israeli fire killed at least eight Palestinians in south of the Strip.
The Israeli Army said fire was opened on two Palestinians it said were spotted placing bombs in Khan Yunis and that both targets were hit. The victims were identified as Khalid Abu 'Uda, 40 and Muhammed Kharis, 22.
Later Friday, occupation troops fired at three Palestinians carrying an anti-tank rocket and a rocket launcher near the settlement of "Kfar Darom," Israel Radio reported. At least two were hit by the gunfire.
In the southern Gaza Strip of Rafah, a 15-year-old boy named Rizq Maslah, died of wounds sustained by Israeli gunfire Thursday.
In the West Bank, an Israeli soldier shot two Palestinians in Nablus on Friday, the army said. An Israeli source, cited by Haaretz said one of the Palestinians was killed and the other injured.
Meanwhile, an Israeli soldier was killed and another suffered severe wounds Thursday night when their military vehicle overturned while on patrol in the "Gush Katif" settlement bloc in the Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported early Friday.
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