Gaza border: Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian

Published November 13th, 2009 - 12:16 GMT

Palestinian and Israeli sources said soldiers have killed one Palestinian along the Gaza Strip border. According to the AP, the Israeli army said five men "appeared to be planting explosive devices" along the frontier when they were shot.


The military added it is investigating if the men actually planted a bomb and if they were armed. The Israeli side confirmed one man was killed, another was taken for medical treatment in Israel and three others were taken for questioning.


A Palestinian hospital official said the men were civilians hunting birds.



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