At least 3 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in besieged Gaza Strip
Palestinian Health Ministry Spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said that three bodies had arrived to the Al-Andalusi hospital in the Gaza Strip on Sunday morning, as well as one person with a serious injury.
He identified the three dead as:
- Mahmoud Adel al-Walaidah, 24,
- Mohammed Farid Abu Namous, 27, and
- Mohammed Samir al-Taramsi, 26.
In a statement on issued late on Saturday, the Israeli army said an attack helicopter and tank had fired at "armed suspects" along the fence that separates Israel from the besieged Gaza Strip, home to more than two million Palestinians.
We just identified a number of armed suspects from Gaza approaching the security fence with Israel. We fired towards them.