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IOF Continues to Fire on Palestinian Civilians Collecting Rubble in the Vicinity of Erez Crossing; One Person Injured

07-06-2010 00:00

At app.
8am on Monday 7 June 2010, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF), positioned in the vicinity of Erez crossing at the northern border between Gaza and Israel, continued its sporadic fire on Palestinian civilians who were 200 meters away from the border fence near the industrial area.
As a result, Adham Hussein Al Kafarna, 45, who lives in Beit Hanoun, was injured in the right leg.
According to medical sources at Kamal Odwan Hospital, his injuries are described as moderate.
The IOF has opened almost daily fire on Palestinian civilians who collect rubble to sell to brick factories, which recycles it into bricks.
This is the only source of bricks for construction that is available in the Gaza Strip, which suffers from an acute shortage of construction materials due the Israeli siege.

Tags / #buffer zone