Two Palestinian killed in Israeli artillery near Rafah

RAFAH, Two Palestinian were killed and another one seriously injured on Sunday in an Israeli artillery attack to the east of Rafah, in southern Gaza Strip, according to the local sources.

WAFA correspondent said that Israeli artillery fired at least two missiles at a site near Rafah, killing Hussein Samir E’mour, 25, and Abdal-Halim Abdal-Kareem al-Naqa, 28, and completely destroying the site.

Israeli artillery also bombed a site to the east of the city of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza Strip, resulting in a significant damage of the area, without any human casualties reported.

Last night, Israeli warplanes bombed two sites in Rafah and Khan Younes cities, causing damages to the areas but with no human injuries.

Israeli army claimed that the bombings came as a response after some Palestinian youths broke into the border fence and set fire to Israeli military watchtowers.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency