Two Palestinian fighters were killed after the Israeli air force fired missile at a resistance group in Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, three other fighters and four civilians were injured in the attack. One fighter was killed, in a separate incident, in an internal explosion in Jablia.

Eyewitnesses reported that an Israeli that an Israeli drone fired at least three missiles at fighter of the Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, near Abraj Al Nada area, adjacent to Beit Hanoun.

The two fighters were identified as Mohammad Baker Al Masry, 22, and Salem Al Radee’ Al Masry, 30, the Arabs48 news website reported.

The bodies of the two killed fighters were severely mutilated, while two of the injured fighters are in a critical condition.

This attack sises the Palestinian death toll to 20 in the past three days.

In a separate incident, one fighter, member of the military wing of the Islamic Jihad was killed in an explosion, that took place in his home apparently while he was preparing explosives, two other fighters were injured.

The fighter, Ammar Shihab, was killed in the explosion that took place in Jabalia, in the norther part of the Gaza Strip.

Also on Sunday, an Israel Air Force aircraft fired missiles at a car in Gaza City, three Palestinians were injured.

The attack ripped one car into two pieces, while a nearby vehicle was overturned from the force of the blast.

An Israeli military source confirmed the attack and said that it was aimed at Palestinian fighters intending to fore homemade shells into Israeli areas adjacent to the Gaza Strip.

According to Israeli sources, an Israeli was seriously injured after a Palestinian group fired a homemade shell at the Israeli Negev town of Sderot.