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Three Palestinians killed by Israel artillery

Funeral of the Palestinians who were killed by Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]
Funeral of the Palestinians who were killed by Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor]

An Israeli artillery assault killed three Palestinian resistance fighters and injured one other, Wednesday night.

The Ministry of Health announced that the dead are Ahmed Munir Suleiman Al-Bassous, 28, Ubada Asaad Khader Farwana, 29, and Mohammed Tawfiq Mohammed Al-Ar’eer, 27. A fourth person was seriously injured.

The shell was fired directly at them, while they were in a monitoring point in east Gaza City. The explosion disfigured their bodies.

Read: UN: Gaza needs support to prevent renewed conflict

Hamas called said this attack had forced them to raise the level of readiness and prepare a response to this action.

On Thursday morning, Palestinians attended the funeral of the dead of Shujaiyya neighbourhood, in east Gaza City. There were numerous cheers and calls for revenge from the onlookers.

The head of Hamas’ political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, attended the funeral too.

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