Palestinian sniper targets Israeli farmer


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian sniper fired at an Israeli farmer in a field near the Gaza border.

The farmer hid behind his tractor until Israeli soldiers came to his rescue Thursday morning, Ynet reported. The soldiers fired back, according to reports. 

The tractor was damaged by gunfire.

Later Thursday, a mortar was fired from Gaza at southern Israel but did not cause any injuries or damage.

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