The Salah Eldin brigades, the armed wing of the popular resistance committees said Wednesday it clashed with an Israeli army undercover force near the Kussofim military post to the south of Gaza Strip.In a statement, faxed to press, the brigades claimed that the armed clash with the Israeli army caused a number of injuries among the soldiers.

The statement read that such a clash comes as a part of the group’s responses to continued Israeli army attacks across the Gaza Strip.

No further details were reported.

The Israeli army has been engaged in a series of military incursions and small-scale attacks on Gaza areas, bordering Israel, in different parts of the coastal region.

The Israeli military claims its actions against Gaza are meant to prevent firing of homemade shells from the Hamas-ruled territory onto nearby Israeli towns.

In the past three months, Israel killed more than 200 Palestinians in Gaza, including dozens of civilians.