GAZA, - Two Qassam fighters were killed Friday morning in an Israeli occupation airstrike that targeted them to the east of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. Five others were killed on Thursday in a number of occupation airstrikes.
The Qassam Brigades and medical sources confirmed to PIC that Abdullah al-Farra and Mu’taz Abu Jame’ were killed by an occupation drone at the entrance of Khuza’a to the east of Khan Younis.
Local sources also said that two civilians were wounded in the attack and taken to the European hospital.
Three other civilians were wounded in artillery fire to the east of the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.
Israeli occupation aircraft carried out a number of airstrikes at dawn Friday, according to local sources which informed PIC that occupation aircraft fired two rockets at a deserted house to the east of Tuffah neighbourhood of Gaza City belonging to the Hasaneen family and targeted a sentry position to the east of Shejaeyyah, but no casualties were reported.
Five Palestinians, including an elderly man were killed on Thursday in Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian factions had agreed not to initiate attacks against the Israeli occupation but for the past several weeks the Israeli occupation have been escalating attacks against the Gaza Strip provoking Palestinian factions into responding to those attacks.