IOF troops shoot resistance activists, leave them bleed to death
|Monday, February 4,2008 09:22|
IOF troops ambushed three Palestinian resistance activists affiliated with the Quds Brigades, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad Movement, at dawn Monday in Qabatia village, south of Jenin, and left them bleed to death after shooting them.
Medical sources said that Ammar Zakarna, 20, and Ahmed Abu Zaid, 32, were killed in the IOF shooting while Naji Nazza, 21, was in critical condition after IOF bullets hit him in the abdomen and thigh. He underwent a series of operations in Jenin government hospital and his condition was still described as "serious".
Local and media sources I Jenin said that Israeli special forces ambushed the three activists in the western suburb of Qabatia and fired at them.
They said that Nazzal was the first to be hit and the two others tried to evacuate him but they were shot on the spot.
The sources said that IOF soldiers blocked access of ambulance vehicles into the scene leaving Zakarna and Abu Zaid bleed to death while Nazzal was left to bleed until his condition was very serious.
Abu Zeid is survived by a wife and two children an 8-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy. Nazzal escapade several arrest attempts the latest was 8 months ago when he was surrounded in Qabatia vegetable market but he managed to escape.
Meanwhile, the National Resistance Brigades, the DFLP armed wing, said its fighters engaged an infiltrating IOF unit in Gaza airport area at dawn Monday.