A 12-year-old boy was lightly wounded at the Nitzanim beach on Tuesday morning by what appeared to be a stray bullet.
According to an initial investigation, the bullet evidently came from an IDF firing range nearby.
Police and the IDF were looking into the incident.
The boy was taken to Ashkelon's Barzilai Hospital for treatment.
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