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Israel assassinates Five Palestinians in Rafah city

Israel assassinates Five Palestinians in Rafah city
29-10-2011,05:37

Al Qassam website – Israeli war planes shelled the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, with medics reporting five people were killed and three injured.

Witnesses said that Israeli forces fired two shells at a site used by Islamic Jihad's armed wing near Tal al-Sultan, northeast of Rafah city.

Medical official in Gaza Adham Abu Salmiya said five were killed and three injured in the strike, and transferred to Abu Yousef al-Najjar Hospital in Rafah.

The medicals named the martyrs as Ahmed Ash-Sheikh Khalil, Basil Abu Al-Ata, Emad Baker, and Mohammed Shatat.

Al-Quds brigades said in a statement that one of their military sites in Rafah was attacked and a number of fighters were killed and injured.

The brigades said they will respond soon with an attack inside Israel.

An Israeli army spokesman has confirmed the attack.

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