IOF soldiers kill Palestinian farmer in northern Gaza
|Tuesday, January 11,2011 13:05|
BEIT HANUN, An elderly Palestinian farmer was shot dead at the hands of the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) near the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun on Monday, medical sources reported.
Adham abu Salmiya, the spokesman for medical services, told the PIC that Sha'ban Qarmut, 65, was hit with three bullets in the chest by the IOF soldiers.
He said that Qarmut was farming his land north of the Beit Hanun city when he was shot, adding that he died instantly.
The IOF troops daily target Palestinian farmers and workers along the security fence surrounding the Strip.