Three Palestinian civilians and two Israelis were killed on Wednesday afternoon in two deferent attacks in and near the Gaza Strip.

Palestinian sources reported that three Palestinian civilians including two children were killed and another five injured when Israeli tanks shelled a Palestinian home located in the eastern part of Gaza city.

Meanwhile Israeli sources said that two Israelis were killed when a group of Palestinian resistance fighters attacked the Nahal Oz crossing and the nearby fuel depot, located on the eastern Israeli Gaza borders.

Three Palestinian resistance groups based in Gaza, Al Quds brigades of the Islamic Jihad, the Aqsa brigades of Fatah, and the Popular Resistance Committees, claimed responsibility for the attack and said that it comes in response to the Israeli attacks and siege imposed on Gaza.