JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli troops firing at two Palestinians approaching the border fence between Israel and the northern Gaza Strip killed one of them.
The other Palestinian in Monday’s incident was injured. He was captured by Israeli troops and questioned, Haaretz reported.
The men reportedly were warned to turn back before the soldiers opened fire. It was not known if the Palestinians were armed.
In its investigation, the Israeli army is looking into the possibility that the Palestinians were attempting to plant explosives in the area of the border fence, according to Ynet.