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  2/14/2013, Adar 4, 5773

Gazans Attack Security Fence near Beit Hanoun

Rioting Gaza residents attacked the Gaza security fence near the northern town of Beit Hanoun, Thursday, according to a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces who was quoted by Agence France Presse. The spokesman said that "several Palestinians gathered near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip and began damaging the fence." He added, "During the attempts made by IDF soldiers to distance the rioters, one rioter was injured by IDF fire."

A Gaza health ministry spokesman said that one person suffered serious wounds to the chest while another suffered moderate wounds.