A Palestinian man and a child were killed on Saturday when armed confrontations erupted between the Palestinian Hillis family and Hamas' Qassam Brigades in the eastern Gaza Strip.
Eyewitnesses reported that thirteen-year-old Palestinian boy Muhammad Al-Susi was killed after receiving a bullet to his head. Al-Susi's brother was also injured during the clashes.
Sources from within the Hillis family announced that Muhammad Hillis was killed and several other family members were injured.
Director of Ambulances and Emergencies in the Palestinian Ministry of Health Dr Muawiya Hassanein confirmed that several people were injured and were transferred to Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City.
Our 2007 PalArab self-death count is now at 548.
UPDATE: A 50-something man's body was found, stabbed and tortured, in Khan Younis. 549.
A woman was killed in Hamas/Islamic Jihad fighting in Rafah - 550.
UPDATE 2: A third person was killed in Saturday's clashes. 551.
A man was killed Sunday in Islamic Jihad/Hamas fighting. 552.