The Israeli army has taken 11 prisoners, six from the same family, during an invasion of the industrial area east of Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip.

Tanks, army jeeps and bulldozers invaded the Eretz industrial zone and the town of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip early Wednesday, taking 11 prisoners, including six members from the Al Za’anin family, local sources reported.

Eyewitnesses reported that the troops fired intensively during the incursion. No casualties have been reported at this time.

Meanwhile the army’s heavy artillery continued to shell several areas in the Gaza Strip, targeting areas east of Gaza City, in the north and east of Beit Hanoun, in the Absan region near Khan Younis and in the Al Shoka region in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.