One resistance fighter from the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, was announced dead on Monday morning in Khan Younis city in the southern Gaza Strip. The Brigades issued a press release stating that Hassan Yousif, 38, a field leader of the Brigades was killed during a resistance operation on Monday. The press release did not include any information about the resistance operation. Later during the day, Israeli tanks stationed near the Karni commercial crossing east of Gaza City shelled a Palestinian civilian truck driving on the main road between the city and the crossing. The truck was completely destroyed, but no injuries were reported. Dr Moawiya Hassanein, the director of the emergency and ambulance department in the Palestinian ministry of health in Gaza, stated that medical teams arrived at the scene but found no injuries.