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    • 24.11.07 | 18:49 (IST)

    Palestinian media sources announced Saturday death of two brothers in northern Gaza Strip, after the Israeli army opened fire on them near the Eritz checkpoint.Dr. Moawiya Abu Hasanain, chief of emergency and ambulance department at the Palestinian health ministry, identified the killed as Ra'fat and Talal Abu Shraina, 40 and 41. The health official confirmed that several bullets riddled in the victims' bodies, before they were pronounced dead. Witnesses said that both Ra'fat and Talal, were rushing towards their farm land after they were informed that the Israeli army bulldozers were razing the land. Witnesses added that the Israeli army opened fire at them, as they were attempting to prevent the bulldozers from razing their farmland. Israeli army has recently stepped up attacks on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, particularly in northern Gaza, killing dozens of people, including resistance fighters, over the past four months.

    from the article: Two Palestinians killed by IDF fire near Gaza security fence
    First published 00:00 24.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 24.11.07
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