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News, March 2011
Israeli Attacks Continue on Gaza Strip
March 25, 2011
IOF troops fire at, wound a Palestinian man who attacked an occupation soldier
[ 25/03/2011 - 10:18 AM ]
A Palestinian young man from the Balata refugee camp near the northern West Bank city of Nablus was wounded by the IOF on Friday morning near a Jewish settlement in the Jordan Valley.
Israeli radio said that IOF soldiers fired at the young man after he threw a stone at an IOF soldier causing the soldier a head injury.
The incident took place at a bus station near the agricultural village of Toumeer in the Jordan Valley and the wounded Palestinian man was kidnapped by the IOF.
Local sources said that the man is Sulaiman Isa, 34 years, from the Balata refugee camp and that he sustained several bullet wounds to his feet and described his condition as serious.
The sources added that a large number of IOF troops rushed to the scene and declared the area a closed military zone.
Five occupation airstrikes against targets in Gaza, a young man wounded
[ 25/03/2011 - 12:26 AM ]
Israeli occupation aircraft carried out five airstrikes on Thursday afternoon against different targets around the Gaza Strip wounding three people.
Local sources told PIC correspondent that occupation aircraft bombed al-Safina neighbourhood in Gaza and a hall belonging to a sports club.
A third airstrike targeted training grounds used by the Qassam Brigades on lands where Nitsarim settlement used to stand.
A fourth airstrike targeted the Rayes mount east of Gaza city and the fifth was against Beit Hanoun.
Palestinian medical sources said that a Palestinian young man was wounded as a result of the airstrikes.
“A young man in his twenties was hit by shrapnel in the face,” Adham Abu Selmeya, spokesman for the emergency services in Gaza told PIC, describing the victim’s injuries as light.
Two civilians wounded in new Israeli air raids on Gaza
[ 24/03/2011 - 09:27 AM ]
Two Palestinian civilians have been wounded Thursday morning during Israeli aerial attacks north of the Gaza Strip.
For its part, Salahuddin Brigades, the armed wing of the popular resistance committees, said one of its fighters miraculously survived an air raid.
Local sources told the Palestinian information center (PIC) that Israeli warplanes launched two raids this morning on a group of civilians east of Beit Lahia district, north of Gaza, which led to the injury of one citizen.
Another civilian was transferred to hospital after a similar raid on an area near Al-Khazndar station in Beit Lahia.
Salahuddin Brigades claimed responsibility for firing three homemade rockets on Karmiya settlement, south of Ashkelon city and one mortar shell on the Israeli military post Abu Safiya.
The firing of rockets and mortar shells at Israeli settlements and military posts near Gaza comes in retaliation to Israel's military escalation against the Strip.
Israeli Air Force Strikes Gaza
Following the continuation of escalating tension in the Gaza Strip and the south of Israel, the Israeli Air Force has carried out bombings into Gaza City, on Thursday.
Reports state that the airstrike targeted a building that the Israeli
military believe to be a weapons storage facility for Al-Qassam
Brigades, the military wing of Hamas.
Israel Launches Further Attacks On Gaza
Thursday March 24, 2011 14:47 by David Steele - 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
Palestinian news sources report two waves of air-strikes in the Gaza Strip. The first took place last night, and the second this morning.
A total of one person was injured during the second strike. At
approximately 2am on Thursday, the Israeli Air Force attacked several
areas in the Gaza Strip. They allegedly targeted a tunnel, a site
connected to Hamas's armed wing – the al-Qassem brigades and a power
station. The latter attack caused blackouts in Gaza City.
Israeli airstrikes across Gaza
Published yesterday (updated) 25/03/2011 09:56 [MaanImages, File] GAZA CITY (Ma'an) --
Israeli warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on targets in
Gaza City late Thursday injuring one person, witnesses and medical
Before Flying To Moscow, Netanyahu Approves Further Strikes In Gaza
Israeli sources reported Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister,
Benjamin Netanyahu, approved a series of strikes in the Gaza Strip
before he headed to Russia.
Palestinian Retaliation: Resistance Fires Shells At Ashkelon
The National Resistance brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), and the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, claimed joint responsibility for firing two Grad missiles into Ashkelon on Friday at dawn. The attacks came after the army carried out a series of air strikes.
In their statement, the two groups said that the firing of the
missiles came in retaliation to the escalating Israeli attacks against
the Palestinian people, and vowed further attacks.
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