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IDF soldiers shoot Palestinian seen approaching Gaza security fence
By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/04/2014
 
Israel Defense Forces soldiers manning positions near the security fence ringing the Gaza Strip shot a Palestinian who approached the barrier and acted suspiciously, the military's spokespersons department confirmed on Friday.

The army said two Palestinians were seen moving toward the fence, which is a restricted military zone. According to the IDF, the Palestinians were preoccupied with a suspicious object.

IDF troops then opened fire, aiming for the Palestinians' lower extremities. The army confirmed that one of the Palestinians was shot, though his condition remains unknown.
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