The Israeli air force fired on Tuesday night several missiles at a
target in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, no injuries were
reported. Israeli military sources claimed that the air strike targeted
fighters attempting to fire homemade shells.
Palestinian security sources reported that a military Apache fired at least two missiles at an open area close to Hammouda Gas Station, east of Beit Lahia.
The attack was carried out while ground forces invaded Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Meanwhile, Palestinian resistance fighters fired homemade shells at the Israeli Negev town of Sderot, and at Israeli forces invading areas around Beit Hanoun, no injuries were reported.
The Al Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, claimed responsibility for firing homemade shells at Sderot and mortars at an Israeli military base in Erez area, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Also, the Al Quds brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, fired one homemade shell at the Israeli Negev town of Sderot.
Moreover, fighters of the Al Quds brigades, and the Al Aqsa Brigades, claimed responsibility for detonating a troop carrier east of Beit Hanoun.
The army, on the other hand, shelled several civilian and open areas in the Gaza Strip, especially in the northern part.
Among the shelled targets, houses and agricultural lands, local sources reported.