Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Explosive device targets Israeli troops on border in northern Gaza, no injuries reported

An explosives device was set off near IDF soldiers on Tuesday who were carrying out a routine operation next to the security barrier in northern Gaza, according to the IDF Spokesperson Unit. No injuries were reported.

In light of the incident, the IDF, with the help of IAF planes, searched the area and found four other devices that had been placed along the border. These explosive devices were neutralized by security forces. jpost

Israeli incursion near Khan Younis destroys agricultural land

Gaza Strip, (pal Telegraph)- Israeli military vehicles invaded on Tuesday agricultural lands in the east of al-Qarara, an area in the north of Khan Younis.

Local sources confirmed that Israeli vehicles accompanied by military bulldozers penetrated several meters toward al-Qarara area and started razing agricultural lands amid intensive fire.

Many citizens were scared of being hurt by Israeli fire, sources added.

Israeli forces often cross the border with the besieged Gaza Strip to conduct provocative actions that risk the lives of hundreds of Palestinian residents. more