Israeli troops fire at Palestinian paramedics in northern Gaza Strip

extract from PCHR weekly report 18/2-23/2/10

Sunday, 21 February 2010

At approximately 10:50, Israeli troops stationed at the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, to the north of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip, fired an artillery shell at the Bourat Abu Samra area in the north of the town, approximately 400 meters from the border. Palestinian ambulances rushed to the area to evacuate any possible casualties. As medical crews were searching for casualties, Israeli troops fired at them. No casualties were reported.



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