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Israeli gunboats fire shells into norhern Gaza killing farmer

GAZA, Aug 28 (KUNA) -- Israeli gunboats fired shells into the town of Beit Lahia in the north of Gaza Strip on Tuesday killing a Palestinian man, medical sources reported.
The sources said the man, a farmer, was killed with shrapnel of three shells fired by the gunboats cruising off shore.
Medics attempted to reach the body of the man, but were kept away by Israeli troops.
Initially, the attack was thought to have been carried out by warplanes. (end) zt.rk KUNA 281338 Aug 07NNNN