Days of Palestine

Tuesday, May 30

IOF Targets Palestinian Farmers in Gaza Strip

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Israeli occupation forces excessively fired Wednesday, 5 Octobar 2022 poisonous gas canisters at a number of Palestinian farmers and workers in the eastern and northern areas of the Gaza Strip.

Local media sources reported that Israeli occupation forces stationed inside military sites east of Deir al-Balah city in the central Gaza Strip intensively fired poison gas bombs at the Palestinian workers, forcing them to flee from their workplace.

In a related incident, IOF fired gas canisters toward Palestinian farmers and their agricultural areas in Beit Lahia in the northern 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.