One Palestinian was killed and four others were injured as Israeli mortar shells targeted eastern al-Breij in the central besieged Gaza Strip, late Tuesday evening.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that the shelling left one Palestinian killed and four others injured, including one critical injury that was transferred to the al-Shifa Hospital for treatment alongside another injury.
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— Motasem A Dalloul (@AbujomaaGaza) January 22, 2019
Spokesperson of the ministry identified the killed Palestinian, as Mahmoud al-Abed Nabbahin, 24.
Witnesses told a Ma’an reporter that the Israeli artillery shelled eastern al-Breij targeting a group of Palestinian youths near return camps.
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Mahmoud Nabahin a member of the Hamas military wing, who was shot dead by the Israeli artillery bombing of a resistance Outpost in al-Bura camp, in the central Gaza strip #Palestine #FreePalestine pic.twitter.com/IdBi60iAyR
— Arshi Misha (@ArshiMisha) January 23, 2019
Meanwhile, Israeli news sites reported that an Israeli soldier was lightly injured after a bullet reportedly fired from Gaza hit his helmet while near the border fence.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)