IDF fires on Palestinians near Gaza security fence

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 6, 2007 15:17




IDF soldiers patrolling outside the Gaza Strip fired at the legs of a group of Palestinians after they approached the northern security fence, the army said on Saturday. Troops spotted the group of approximately 10 individuals as they approached the fence, military sources said. After calling for the men to stop and firing warning shots in the air and receiving no answer from the men, soldiers directed live fire at their legs. Soldiers identified hits on the lower bodies of two of the men. There condition was unknown.


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