Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Medical official: Woman shot by Israeli forces in Gaza

Maan News Agency
Published today (updated) 29/08/2012 14:32
An Israeli army spokeswoman declined to comment on the incident.

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A woman was injured on Wednesday by Israeli gunfire near Deir al-Balah, central Gaza, medical officials said.

The woman, 42, was seriously wounded by gunfire and transferred to hospital, spokesman for the ministry of health in Gaza Ashraf al-Qudra told Ma'an.

An Israeli army spokeswoman declined to comment on the record.

Earlier locals said Israeli aircraft fired at an open area in the south of Gaza City, causing no injuries.