Israeli army detains Gazan for jumping security fence

Youths in search of jobs, attempt to break into the border of Israel. 22 Palestinians have been caught since October 2014.

Israeli army detains Gazan for jumping security fence
World Bulletin / News Desk
The Israeli army on Thursday detained a Palestinian youth, claiming he had tried to jump a border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

Israeli troops deployed on the border with the Gaza Strip detained a Palestinian youth who tried to jump the border fence and enter Israel, an eyewitness told The Anadolu Agency.

The Israeli army has yet to comment on the eyewitness report.

Israel occasionally detains Palestinian youths on claims that they had tried to breach the border in search of work inside Israel.

Israel bars Palestinians from approaching the security fence up to 300 meters inside the Gaza Strip.

Israeli troops shoot at anybody from the Gaza Strip who attempts to approach the border.

Since the beginning of October of 2014, the Israeli army has detained 22 Palestinians from Gaza for entering Israeli communities near the border, according to Palestinian rights groups.

Israel has blockaded the Gaza Strip ever since Palestinian faction Hamas took over the strip in 2007.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Ocak 2015, 13:48