A Palestinian Authority Arab man was shot dead by IDF troops in northern Gaza on Friday, medics told the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency.
Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma'an that Anwar Muhammad al-Mamlouk, 22, was killed by Israeli fire. He said another man was seriously wounded and taken to the a local hospital by paramedics.
In response to the reports, the IDF told Channel 10 News, "In the afternoon, dozens of Palestinians gathered near the security fence in northern Gaza. IDF forces who were present tried to disperse the Palestinians several times, but when they did not leave they fired at the leg of one of the suspects who had been causing damage to the fence."
"The IDF will not allow damage to the border fence," said the IDF.
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