Any excuses, were they carrying knives? israel’s war on Palestinian farmers, shepherds

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Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian farmers, shepherds in Gaza

Israeli forces shoot, injure Palestinian farmer in northern Gaza

Israeli forces open fire on farmers, shepherds in Gaza

Palestinians harvest a field of cucumbers on the outskirts of Gaza City (AFP/File)

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces deployed at the borderline between the Gaza Strip and Israel opened fire at a group of Palestinian farmers and shepherds who were in nearby agricultural lands. Witnesses told Ma’an that the group was forced to leave the area after the forces opened fire east of the city of Khan Younis. No injuries were reported.An Israeli army spokesperson was looking into the reports but had no immediate information.Israeli military forces have opened fire on Palestinian farmers near the border at least four times this month, one of whom was injured on Friday.Forces have also entered the besieged enclave and carried out levelling and…

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