Israeli soldiers fired, on Friday evening, a number of shells at the Izbit Abed-Rabbo area, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Local sources also reported that at least one surface-to-surface missile was fired into the area.Local rescue teams rushed to the scene to search for casualties; no injuries were reported until the time of this report.

Meanwhile Israeli sources reported that Palestinian fighters fired two shells from northern Gaza into the Western Negev region.

The sources added that a shell hit an open area that belongs to the Sdot Regional Council, while another shell struck a Palestinian area, close to the Kerem Shalom crossing.

The Salah Ed Deen Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees, said that it fired five shells into adjacent Israeli areas.