Palestinian killed as Israel troops raid Gaza

January 18, 2011

GAZA CITY (Palestinian Territories): A Palestinian was killed and two were injured on Tuesday as Israeli tanks carried out an operation in the northern Gaza Strip, a medical official said.

Hamas emergency services spokesman Adham Abu Selmiya named the victim as 17-year-old Amjad Al Zaanein, saying he died after being hit by Israeli tank fire near the northern town of Jabaliya.

One of the two injured men, who were hit by shrapnel, was said to be in critical condition, he added.

Seven Israeli tanks made a rare incursion into the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, witnesses and members of the Hamas-run security forces said.
Agence France-Presse

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