Israeli forces shot and killed a
Palestinian and wounded three others in three separate incidents
of cross-border violence in the Gaza Strip on Friday,
Palestinian officials said.
The Israeli military, which has long said the area in Gaza
along the border fence is off limits, said it was looking into
A 22-year-old Palestinian was shot dead by the fence near
in the northern Gaza Strip
. One source said the man
was there trying to catch birds.
Three other Palestinians were also wounded by Israeli fire
in the Hamas
-controlled territory, medical officials said.