Days of Palestine

Thursday, June 1

IOF Targets Palestinian Farmers in Eastern Gaza Strip

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Israeli occupation forces excessively fired Sunday, 22 September 2022 live bullets and poisonous gas canisters at a number of Palestinian bird hunters and farmers east of the Gaza Strip. 

Local media sources reported that Israeli occupation forces stationed inside military sites east of the Al-Tuffah neighborhood, east of Gaza intensively opened their heavy weapons and fired poison gas bombs at the Palestinian workers, forcing them to flee from their workplace.

In a related incident, IOF fired heavy machine guns and gas canisters at Palestinian farmers east of Rafah in the south, along with farmers in the east of Khuza’a town, southeast of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, no injuries were reported. 

It is worth mentioning that the IOF stationed in the east and north of the Gaza Strip deliberately shoot and fired gas on a daily basis at Palestinian workers, farmers, and shepherds, depriving them of their livelihood in peace and security.

Israeli occupation continues its illegal procedures against Palestinian workers, which are part of Israel’s illegal blockade that amounts to a prohibited collective punishment under international law.