Army Carries Out A Limited Invasion Into Khan Younis

01 May
1:45 PM

[Thursday Morning, April 30, 2014] Several armored Israeli military vehicles invaded an area east of Khuza’a town, in Khan Younis city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, where they bulldozed Palestinian lands.Local sources reported that at least eight military bulldozers and vehicles advanced nearly 100 meters into Palestinian lands, through the Abu Reeda area.

They added that the invading vehicles used smokescreens during the invasion, while military vehicles stationed east of al-Fakhary and Khuza’a fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition into the area as Palestinian workers were collecting gravel used in constructions. No injuries were reported.

In related news, 207 aid trucks, loaded with construction supplies, were allowed into the besieged Gaza Strip, through the Rafah Border Terminal between Gaza and Egypt.

The supplies were donated by Qatar and are meant to be used in constructing and rehabilitating projects in the Gaza Strip, as part of efforts aiming at reviving Gaza’s collapsed economy due to Israel’s siege and ongoing violations.

At total of 167 trucks carrying 8,350 square/meters of gravel, and 49 trucks carrying 2,475 Tons of cement, were allowed into Gaza on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Middle East News Agency said that the entry of the trucks came following coordination between Egypt and Qatar, meant to ensure that Egypt provides construction supplies, including cement and iron. More supplies are meant to be allowed into Gaza, later on.

In related news, 10 ambulances, brought by the Miles of Smiles 26 solidarity convoy, made it into Gaza via the Rafah Border Terminal on Wednesday, in coordination with the Egyptian Red Crescent, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported.

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