Israeli forces open fire at farmers in Gaza with live bullets

Days of Palestine - Gaza

The Israeli occupation forces Wednesday morning, opened fire at the border agricultural lands, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Local sources reported that the Israeli occupation forces opened fire from the "Kissufim" bush military post towards agricultural lands, east of the town of Qarara.

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They explained that this coincided with the shooting of the Israeli occupation forces towards the lands east of the town of Khuza'a, forcing the farmers to run away.

No injuries were reported.

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Israel does not allow Palestinians to reach their lands along the Gaza border with Israel and often infiltrates the borders to either destroy the land and level it or to build dirt mounds causing serious damage to fertile agricultural land.

The Israeli occupation army regularly opens fire at people near the border fence with Gaza, including farmers attending to their land, in order to keep them as far from the border as possible.


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