Israeli soldiers kill two in Gaza

The Israeli army says that it fired on two men seen near the border fence.

    Mourners carry the body of Mohammed Mussa Kalmut, 24, one of a pair killed by Israeli fire in Gaza [AFP]

    "The soldiers opened fire in their direction causing the device to explode. The two men are probably dead."
     
    Ambulance workers recover bodies
     
     
    The Popular Resistance Committee has identified the two men as members of its group and said in a statement they had embarked on a "mission" against Israel.
     
    Israel and several armed Palestinian groups declared a Gaza ceasefire in November.
     
    The truce that ended a substained Israeli military offensive against Palestinian fighters in the territory.
     
    Some militant factions have kept up sporadic cross-border rocket attacks on Israeli cities despite the truce.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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