Kuwait News Agency (kuna)
June 11, 2008 - 3:57pm

GAZA, June 11 (KUNA) -- An Israeli settler was injured and huge fire broke out in an agricultural filed on Wednesday when several mortar shells landed on the Israeli settlement of Nir-Oz, eastern Gaza Strip.
An Israeli Army spokesman said that two mortar shells were fired early this morning from Gaza Strip targeting the Israeli settlement and injuring one of its residents, and also causing a fire in a farm.
The spokesman told an Israeli radio that one of the shells hit a factory in Nir-Oz settlement, causing material damage, adding factory workers evacuated the scene.
The injured settler was admitted to a hospital in Beer Sheva, in southern Israel.
The spokesman said paramedics and civil defense teams arrived swiftly to the scene and contained the blaze.


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