Palestinian killed by Israeli tank fire amid mass protests on Land Day
The IDF has confirmed they fired a tank shell at two Palestinians who approached a security fence in Gaza, hours ahead of upcoming mass protests in the area. The tank killed a local farmer, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), two suspects approached a security fence in the southern Gaza Strip in the early hours of Friday morning and engaged in “suspicious activity.”
“In response, our forces fired a tank shell at them. There is a claim about a Palestinian who was killed [in the shelling],”according to the statement from the IDF.