Palestinian medical sources reported on Saturday that one resident was
injured by Israeli military fire after the army invaded Khazza'a town
east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Soldiers
clashed with resistance fighters and uprooted farmlands and hothouses.
The Israeli army reported that soldiers exchanged fire with fighters of the Islamic Jihad and seriously injured one fighter.
A medical source in Khan Younis reported that resident Ziad Abu Sa'ada, 22, was shot and injured in his chest, and is currently in a critical condition.
The invasion was carnied out by ten tanks and armored vehicles, and four military bulldozers. Soldiers bulldozed several hothouses and farmlands in the area causing excessive damage and losses, and fired rounds of life ammunition at dozens of houses there.
Palestinian News Agency, WAFA, reported that soldiers re-invaded the eastern area of Khazza'a in Khan Younis less than 24 hours after evacuating from it.