At around 8:00 pm on Friday, 24 March 2017, Mazen Mohammed Fuqaha’, 38, was killed by unknown men while at the entrance to his house in Tal Al Hawa, southwest Gaza City. The information collected by Al Mezan Center for Human Rights indicates that Fuqaha’s lifeless body was found at the entrance of Al Gharabli Building. The building is located near the Al Quds Hospital in the southwest of the Gaza City district of the Gaza Strip.
Police sources state that Fuqaha’ sustained two direct gunshot wounds to his head and three to the upper part of his body, and that he died instantly. The police arrived at the scene shortly after the shooting and opened a murder investigation.