ISRAEL continued its murderous campaign of repression today with the killing of demonstrators in the West Bank and continued air raids in Gaza.
Four Palestinians were killed in the West Bank – two shot by Israeli troops and the other by settlers.
Israeli soldiers shot dead Hashem Abu Marieh and another man in the Palestinian village of Beit Ummar near Hebron.
In the second shooting, Israeli settlers fired on a group of Palestinians in Nablus, killing 18-year-old Khaled Oudeh and wounding four others.
Israeli soldiers arrived at the scene and their fire killed a forth man.
A pregnant woman was among the morning’s casualties in Gaza in a fresh wave of Israeli airstrikes.
Surgeons managed to save her unborn child, but a 12-year-old and 15-year-old were among those killed in the strike on Rafah.
Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in Gaza, killing Islamic Jihad leader Salah Hassanein and two of his sons.