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Three Palestinians Killed In Explosion, Seven Injured

Mar 12 2014 / 7:33 pm

IMEMC, 3/12/14 – Palestinian medical sources said that three Palestinians were killed, and seven were injured, in an explosion which took place in a home in Beit Hanoun town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

The explosion rocked the third floor of a home belonging to members of the al-Hamadin family.

The sources added that the bodies of three slain Palestinians have been severely mutilated due to the blast, while the seven survivors suffered serious injuries.

The deceased Palestinians have been identified as Karim Ali Hamad, 32, Mohammad Taiseer al-Hamadin, and Ja’far Adwan.

Two of the seven wounded Palestinians are children, medical sources stated.

Earlier on Tuesday, three fighters of the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, were killed after the Israeli air force fired missiles at them, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Ashraf al-Qodra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said that the slain fighters have been identified as Ismael Abu Jouda, 23, Shaher Abu Shanab, 24, and Abdul-Shafy Moammar, 33.

Also on Tuesday, Israeli soldiers shot and killed a young Palestinian man from Atteel village, northwest of Tulkarem, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Medical sources said that Fida’ Mohyeeddeen Majadla, age 23, was killed after Israeli soldiers opened fire on his car at the al-Kafriyyat roadblock, south of Tulkarem.

On Monday evening, resident Saje Darwish, 18, was shot and killed by army fire as he was heading to the family barn, close to the Givat Asaf illegal Israeli settlement, built on lands belonging to residents of Beiteen village, north of Ramallah.

Also on Monday, Israeli forces, stationed at the Allenby Border Terminal with Jordan, shot and killed a Palestinian Judge who works in Jordan.

The slain Palestinian, who also hold a Jordanian citizenship, has been identified as Raed Ala’ Ed-Deen Z’eitar, age 38, from the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

In related news, medical sources in Gaza have reported, Tuesday, that a Palestinian man died of injuries suffered several days ago, when a siege-busting border tunnel collapsed on him, near Rafah.

The sources said that Nidal Abu Luly died of serious injuries, suffered four days ago, when the tunnel collapsed as he worked in it.

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