Gaza: Israeli fire kills child sleeping in his home over the rubble

PNN/ Gaza/

A Palestinian child on Wednesday evening was killed by Israeli fire while he was in his home east of Khan Younis town, south of the Gaza Strip.

A spokesman for the health ministry told the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that Abdullah Abu Mudeef (13) died of a serious wound he sustained while he was at home in al-Qarara area east of Khan Younis.

The child was sleeping inside a crude home his family set up near the ruins of their house, which had been destroyed during Israel’s last war on Gaza.

According to the spokesman, Israeli soldiers at Kissufim military outpost opened fire randomly at Palestinian homes and property in a border area east of Khan Younis, and one bullet struck Abu Mudeef in his back, PIC reported.