GAZA, Oct 27 (Reuters) - An Israeli tank shell killed a Palestinian militant from the Islamic Jihad
movement in the northern Gaza Strip
on Wednesday near the Israeli border, Palestinian medical workers said.
A second person nearby was wounded, they said. Islamic Jihad said the man was killed was on a Jihadist mission, an attack aimed at Israel
An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed that a tank fired a shell at two Palestinian suspects who approached the security fence and that it hit its target.
Islamic Jihad has been behind numerous rocket attacks
aimed at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip, territory controlled by the Hamas
Islamist group. (Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi, Writing by Ori Lewis; Editing by Angus MacSwan)