One Palestinian militant was killed on Wednesday dawn in an Israeli airstrike at a group of Hamas militants near the borders between eastern Gaza and Israel, witnesses and hospital officials said.
The witnesses said that a group of Hamas militants gathered near the borders when one air-to-ground missile suddenly hit them. One was killed and two others were injured.
Medics in Shifa Hospital said the dead was Yahia Habib, 24 years old based in eastern Gaza City.
Overnight, another Islamic Hamas militant was killed in another Israeli airstrike in east of Rafah town in southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian witnesses and medics said.
Since Monday afternoon, 13 Palestinians were killed in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, including two children in a series of Israeli air raids and artillery shelling on Palestinian militants allegedly launching homemade rockets from Gaza at Israel.