Wednesday, November 5, 2008
"GAZA, (PIC)-- Six fighters affiliated with the Qassam Brigades were killed at the hands of the Israeli occupation forces in central and southern Gaza at a late hour on Tuesday while a number of others were wounded.
Sources in the Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas Movement, said that IOF troops reinforced by tanks and armored vehicles advanced into central Gaza and fired at Palestinian homes in central Gaza prompting resistance fighters to retaliate to the source of fire.
They said that a Qassam field commander was martyred in the incursion while four other resistance fighters and civilians were wounded.
PIC reporter in the area said that the IOF tanks opened intensive fire at the civilian neighborhoods in the central district of Gaza Strip.
Field sources said that the Qassam fighters engaged the invading forces in fierce battles using machineguns and mortar shells........"