Report: Palestinian farmer killed by IDF fire in Gaza

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January 10, 2011 16:50

 
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The Palestinian farmer who was killed by IDF fire in norther Gaza on Monday was shot by soldiers from an observation tower from the other side of Beit Hanoun, reported Palestinian news sources.

According to reports, the farmer, Shaaban Karmut, was critically wounded and taken to a hospital in Beit Lahiya where he later died of his wounds.

News sources in Gaza claimed that the IDF soldiers suddenly opened fire at a group of farmers who were working their fields.

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