Palestinian Said Shot Dead by Israeli Army in Northern Gaza

Jack Khoury
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Israeli soldiers observe the Gaza Strip border, October 27, 2018.
Israeli soldiers observe the Gaza Strip border, October 27, 2018.Credit: Tsafrir Abayov/AP
Jack Khoury

A 27-year-old Palestinian was shot dead by the Israel Defense Forces in the northern Gaza Strip, the Gaza Health Ministry reported Monday. 

The deceased is Mohamed Abed la-Hai, a resident of the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. He was shot in the Beit Lahiya area of Gaza. 

On Sunday, three 13-year-old Palestinians boys were killed by the Israeli military, Gaza's Health Ministry said. According to the IDF, it struck three Palestinians who were attempting to place an explosive device near the border fence in the southern Gaza Strip.

The PLO identified the three as Khaled Bassam Mahmoud Abu Saeed, Abdul Hameed Mohammed Abdul Aziz Abu Zaher and Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullah al-Sutari.

On Friday and Saturday, Israel struck close to 100 Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza as 39 rockets from Gaza were launched at Israel. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted 15. No casualties were reported.

Six Palestinians were killed Friday by Israeli military fire during protests at the Gaza-Israel border, as was another in clashes in the West Bank, Palestinian authorities said

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