At noon on Wednesday, Israeli jet fighters shelled areas in the northern Gaza strip town of Beit Hanoun. Meanwhile, the Palestinian resistance announced that it had shelled an Israeli military post located on the borders near central Gaza.In Beit Hanoun, local sources said that jet fighters shelled a farm and residential areas, causing damage to property, but no injuries.

Later in the day the al-Quds brigade, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, announced that the group fired three home-made shells at an Israeli military post located at the borders between central Gaza and Israel. Israeli sources reported no injures.