Three Palestinians on Thursday were killed in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. In one incident, a Palestinian man was killed and another wounded when an Israeli tank fired at a group of Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said. According to them, a group of Palestinians had finished praying at a mosque in the Rafah refugee camp and were walking away when the tank fired at them. Another Palestinian was wounded, medical sources said.
In Hebron, two Hamas fighters were killed by Israeli fire. According to Israeli reports, forces surrounded a house in this West Bank city. During fire exchanges, the two Hamas fighters were shot dead. Israeli forces later demolished the building.