Explosive devices planted near Gaza security fence 370.
(photo credit: IDF Spokesperson)
IDF soldiers opened fire on Palestinians near the fence four times on Friday and
According to Palestinian officials, one man was killed and
three were wounded in border incidents on Friday.
On Saturday, soldiers
shot at the legs of a Gazan attempting to plant a bomb on the border with
Israel, wounding him.
The man arrived at the border fence security zone
together with others and began trying to place the explosive in the ground,
according to army sources.
The incident on the border of the southern
Gaza Strip came after the IDF identified suspicious movement by Palestinians in
the same area several times.
On Friday, Palestinians approached the fence
on several occasions, leading the IDF to dispatch patrols.
incident, Palestinians rioted near the fence in northern Gaza, the army
Soldiers noticed the Palestinians approaching and vandalizing the
fence, prompting security forces to fire warning shots into the air. When the
Palestinians failed to leave and began to damage the fence, the troops opened
fire, wounding two Palestinians near Jabaliya.
Palestinian medics told
the Ma’an news agency on Friday that one of the wounded Palestinians has been
identified as 23-year-old Muhammad Ayoub, who was being treated for his injuries
at Kamal Odwan Hospital in Beit Lahiya.
Last Sunday, a group of
Palestinians approached the Gaza security fence and began carrying out
suspicious activity on the ground, an IDF source said.
dispatched a unit to the area, which borders the northern Strip, and soldiers
asked the Gazans to vacate the security zone. They refused, and soldiers opened
fire, lightly wounding one of the men, the source added.
evening, a Palestinian was fatally shot on the south Gaza-Israel border, after
entering a closed security zone.Jerusalem Post Staff and Reuters
contributed to this report.