Two children were injured in Jabalia town in the northern part of the Gaza strip when an unknown object exploded near them on Tuesday morning.

Dr. Moawiya Hasanain, the director of the emergency and ambulance department in the ministry of Health in Gaza reported that Hassan Abu Warda, aged 5, and his sister Diane, 4, were hit with shrapnel when an unknown object exploded near them.

The two were moved to Kamal Adwan hospital, in Jabalia, for treatment.

On Monday evening one fighter of the Al Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, was killed while preparing explosives in Al Nusseirt refugee camp, in the Gaza Strip.

The fighter, Mohammad Al Liddawi, 24, was preparing an explosive charge near his home when the explosives went off. He was seriously injured and died of his wounds three hours later, at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza.