Palestinian medical sources reported that two sisters, aged 13 and 5, were wounded when the Israeli army bombarded Juhr Ed Deek area, east of al-Boreij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.The wounded sisters were moved to the al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in central Gaza. They were identified as Afaf Ismail al-Tarabeen, 13, Mona, 5.

Local sources reported that resistance fighters exchanged fire with undercover Israeli forces invading the area, and also fired mortars at Israeli military vehicles stationed at the border area.

The al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, stated that its fighters clashed with the invading forces and fired shells at them.

Furthermore, Israeli soldiers fired several shells towards a number of homes and lands east of Gaza city; damage was reported, but no injuries.