Israeli shelling kills 2 Gazans

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Two Palestinians reportedly were killed and up to eight were injured by an Israeli army shelling at the northern border of the Gaza Strip.

Israel’s military told Israeli media that its tanks fired at several Palestinians approaching the border carrying a rocket launcher near the northern Gaza town of Beit Hanoun.

One of the dead men was identified as an Islamic Jihad terrorist, according to Haaretz. The second man died of his wounds several hours after the attack. 

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