Seven Palestinians, Including 12-year Old, Said Killed by IDF Fire in Gaza Border Clashes

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Seven Palestinians, including two boys age 12 and 14, were killed by Israeli military fire during clashes along the Gaza Strip's central and eastern sections of the border fence, the Gaza Health Ministry said on Friday.

The ministry identified the 12-year old as Yousef Abu Zarifa and said he was shot in the head east of Khan Younis. The 14-year old, Mohammad Naif Al-Houm, sustained a bullet to the chest near Al-Bureij refugee camp, the ministry said. The other fatalities were identified as Iyad Khalil Ahmad Ashar, 18, Mohammad Ali Anshasi, 18, Muhammad Bassem Shchasa, 24, Mohammed Ashraf Al-Awadah, 26, and Mohammad Walid Haniyeh, 33.

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