Monday, 30 May 2016

Israeli army bulldozers level lands in southeastern Gaza


Israeli army vehicles crossed the border fence into the besieged Gaza Strip early on Monday morning to level lands, witnesses told Ma’an.

The eyewitnesses said Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers coming from the Sufa military base entered private Palestinian lands east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Bulldozers reportedly levelled lands approximately 50 meters into Gaza while Israeli jets hovered in the sky. No gunfire was reported.

Meanwhile in the northern Gaza Strip, witnesses said that Israeli forces launched a surveillance balloon near the town of Beit Hanoun while fighter jets flew over the area.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an they were looking into the reports. more