Palestinian sources reported that on Tuesday midday Israeli tanks shelled a group of Palestinian civilians in Khaza’a village near Khan Younis city in the southern part of the Gaza StripThose who witnessed the attacks stated that tanks stationed at the Israeli Gazan borders fired several shells at a group of residents, medical sources said that no injures were reported.

Israeli army attacks on Gaza last week left at least 37 Palestinian dead and 70 others injured. On Tuesday a man died of wounds he sustained during an army attack in the northern part of the Gaza strip on Sunday.

Medical sources in Gaza said that on Monday night at least five Palestinian civilians with severe illnesses died in Gaza city due to the power black out cased by the Israeli siege on the Gaza strip.