Palestinian killed in Israeli air strike

AFP, Tuesday 11 Jan 2011

A young Palestinian was killed in an Israeli air strike on Gaza

A 25-year-old Palestinian was killed on Tuesday in an Israeli air strike near the southern Gaza city of Khan Yunis, Palestinian medical sources said.

Adham Abu Selmiya, spokesman for the Hamas-run health services in the Gaza Strip, named the man as Mohammed Jamil al-Najar.
The Israeli military had no immediate comment.

Sources in Khan Yunis told AFP Najar belonged to the Al-Quds Brigade, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad militant group.

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