Two Palestinians were martyred and another one was injured on Wednesday in an Israeli raid on northern Gaza strip.
“We recovered one martyr and two other people with injuries after the air raid carried out by occupation aircraft in Beit Hanun,” spokesman Adham Abu Selmiya told Agence France Press, naming the martyred man as Mohammed Abu Awda, 23.
One of those who had been in critical condition died later of his wounds, he said, naming him as Khaled al-Zaanin, 17.
The strike hit a field just east of Beit Hanun, Palestinian security sources said.
An Israeli military spokeswoman claimed the target was “a terrorist squad that was attempting to place an explosive device by the security fence”.
She said an Israeli aircraft and the armored corps had fired at the squad, and the device that they were trying to plant had exploded.
Source: Al Manar