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Gaza authorities identify citizen killed recently by Egyptian army

26 December 2015 10:49


A Palestinian official source unveiled the identity of the young man who was shot dead last Thursday evening on the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip.

The young man, who was confirmed to be mentally ill, traversed the Gaza coastal border into the Egyptian side of Rafah, where he was gunned down immediately by the military.

Head of the Rafah municipal council Subhi Radwan told Quds Press that the mother of the victim identified him by his clothes that he took off before entering the seawater.

“The young man is Isaac Khalil Khamis, aged 28 from al-Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza City, and he suffers from a mental disability,” Radwan affirmed.

He noted that the Egyptian army continues to withhold the body of the young man.

Recently, the Egyptian army had also killed a Palestinian fishermen inside Gaza waters and wounded many others.

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