IDF officer, soldier lightly wounded from Gaza sniper fire (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Yoav Zitun Published: 05.23.12, 16:34)
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Palestinian terrorists open fire on troops operating on Israeli side
of security fence; soldiers return fire
An officer and soldier from the Golani Brigade sustained light
injuries Wednesday afternoon when Palestinian snipers in Gaza opened
fire on them near the Kissufim border crossing, Ynet reported.
The officer and soldier were evacuated to the Soroka Medical Center
The IDF Spokesperson´s Office said the IDF force was conducting
routine activity near the security fence separating Israel from the
IDF soldiers returned fire, and army forces were continuing to scour
the area in search of the terrorists, said the Spokesperson´s Office.
On Friday Palestinian terrorists opened fire on IDF soldiers
operating in Israeli territory near the Gaza security fence. There
were no injuries among the soldiers, who returned fire.
About 24 hours earlier the Ma´an news agency reported that seven
Palestinians were injured from IDF artillery fire towards farmers
near Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza.
The news agency said that two of the victims sustained serious wounds
and were evacuated to the Shifa Hospital in Gaza. The IDF said that
troops had performed routine activity in the area and that it was not
aware of any injuries on the Palestinian side. (Copyright 2012 ©
Yedioth Internet 05/23/12)
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