Gunman killed during clashes between Gaza security and Salafists

PNN/ Gaza/

A gunman was killed and another injured on Tuesday morning when Gaza security forces attempted to capture Salafists in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, Gaza.

Local sources in the strip said that security forces besieged the house of the suspect after learning he had illegal ownership of weapons. When he was asked to turn in, he threatened to blow himself up.

The source added that clashes followed where the man was killed.

Security sources said that the suspect had ties to the recent explosions in Gaza, and was tracked by Gaza security for long time. However, it was probabled yet not confirmed that he affiliated to Salafist groups.

Eyewitnesses said there was shooting in their neighborhood in Gaza and ambulances rushed to the scene.