Palestinian Dies of Wounds Suffered in Rafah Gunbattle

Published December 21st, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

A Palestinian man shot by Israeli troops during a fierce gunbattle at the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, died of his wounds on Thursday, hospital officials told AFP. 

Hani Jamar Barhoum, 24, was shot in the head by a rubber bullet, they said. 

On Wednesday, three Palestinians were shot dead, and another died of injuries he sustained during previous clashes in the West Bank, according to press reports.  

Two of the victims were members of the Palestinian Civil Defense Department, while the third was a 10-year-old boy who was shot by the Israeli army during fierce clashes -- (Several Sources) 



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