Israeli tanks and bulldozers invaded residential areas and farm lands, east of Gaza City on Wednesday afternoon.Witnesses said that ten Israeli tanks and a number of bulldozers stormed eastern areas of Gaza City close to the boarders with Israel.

As tanks opened fire at nearby resident’s homes, bulldozers destroyed farm lands, the witnesses added.

Earlier on Wednesday morning Israeli jet fighters shelled a number of areas in the Gaza Strip. The shelling left one Palestinian dead and two injured.