Palestinian medical sources say at least 15 Palestinians were injured
Saturday in Gaza when gunfire erupted during a funeral for three
militants killed in an Israeli air strike.
The sources say Israeli forces stationed along the nearby Gaza border opened fire during the funeral, but it is not clear why.
Some Palestinians also fired guns into the air while marching in a funeral procession in Gaza City.
Hundreds of Palestinians had taken to the streets of Gaza vowing
revenge for the killing of three militants in the Israeli raid east of
Gaza City on Friday. The slain militants were members of the military
wing of the radical Palestinian group Islamic Jihad (Al Quds Brigades).
Israel's military says the militants had been identified as
"terrorists" and were on their way to launching rockets into southern
Hours after the raid, Gaza militants fired a rocket into Israel, but no injuries or damage were reported.
One of the militants killed in the Israeli air was identified as Kamal Dahduh, the son of a slain Islamic Jihad commander.
The Gaza-Israel border region has been relatively quiet since January,
when Israel ended a three-week offensive against Hamas militants in
Gaza. But militant attacks and Israeli military strikes have continued