The Palestine Eagles Brigades reported Friday that its fighters exchanged fire with Israeli infantry troops in Sheikh Hammouda area, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The brigades said that its fighters ambushed the Israeli forces invading the area and opened fire at them, while soldiers topping military towers near the borders returned fire to provide a cover-up for the infantry brigades to withdraw.

Neither the Israeli army not the fighters reported any injuries.

The Brigades said the resistance will counter any Israeli aggression or invading against the Gaza Strip.

The Eagles Brigades, affiliated with the Ismail Al Sadeeny Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). It was officially declared on June of 2008.