Report: 2 Palestinian teens killed by abandoned IDF shell (JERUSALEM POST) By JPOST.COM STAFF 12/10/10)
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Two Palestinian teenagers were killed by abandoned Israeli shell in
the Gaza Strip on Friday, according to the Ma´an news agency.
Sixteen-year-old Victor Batniji and Moumin Helles, 16, were
pronounced dead at Gaza City´s Shifa Hospital, according to Adham Abu
Salmiya, a Gaza medical services spokesman.
An IDF spokesman said the military was aware of the explosion in the
Shujaiyya area but said it was "nothing IDF related."
Earlier Friday, three Palestinians were injured by IDF as they
approached the Gaza border fence.
Two men in their twenties arrived at the Kamal Udwan Hospital in Beit
Lahiya suffering gunshot wounds to the legs, said Abu Salmiya.
A 16-year-old boy arrived at the Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, also
suffering gunshot wounds to legs, after he was shot while working on
his family´s farm in the village of Khuza near Khan Younis, said the
The IDF confirmed the shootings and said the soldiers spotted the
suspects approaching the border. After they did not heed to warning
shots, the IDF shot at the mens´ lower bodies. (© 1995 - 2010 The
Jerusalem Post. 12/10/10)
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