Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 20-year-old Palestinian man who approached a fence near Gaza's border with Israel, medics said on Monday.A Palestinian gets killed for approaching a fence in Palestine? Some infiltrator.
An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed the shooting took place after darkness fell on Sunday, saying troops opened warning shots when a man walking in a riverbed failed to heed orders to leave the buffer area.
Palestinian medics said the victim, Ahmad al-Nabaheen, was unarmed and mentally unfit.
Medics had to wait around six hours for permission to pick him up from the spot near al-Bureij refugee camp. They suspected he died of injuries for which he might have been treated.
November 05, 2012
What does infiltrator mean in this JTA headline, Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestnian infiltrator. Now see the report from Reuters in Ma'an News Agency: