Officials: Gaza Man Killed In Israeli Airstrike

Published February 12, 2012 8:09AM (EST)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say Israeli airstrikes have killed a security guard in the Gaza Strip.

The security officials in Gaza say 71-year-old Abdelkareem Abu Zeituneh was guarding an orchard when his trailer was hit. They say three other people were wounded in Sunday's airstrike.

The Israeli military said in a statement that aircraft targeted tunnels and a weapons factory in response to rocket fire on southern Israel.

By Salon Staff

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