Army Opens Fire At Palestinian Homes In Gaza

09 Jun
2:15 PM

[Monday, June 9, 2014] Israeli soldiers, stationed across the eastern border of Gaza City, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition targeting a number of homes, and farmlands, east of the ash-Shujaeyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed near the Karni Crossing, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition targeting several homes, and agricultural lands, causing damage but no injuries.

The army alleged that a homemade shell, fired from Gaza, landed near landed near the border fence, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

The army frequently targets farmers and workers, in their own lands, in areas close to the border in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, causing excessive property damage and dozens of casualties.

Also on Monday, Israel allowed the entry of 280 trucks into the besieged Gaza Strip. The trucks were allowed through the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) Crossing.

The trucks are loaded with supplies for the trade, agriculture, and transportation sectors.

Israel also said it will be pumping limited amounts of industrial fuel for the Gaza Power Plant, cooking gas, and intends to allow the entry of seven cement trucks for construction projects run by the UN.

Karem Abu Salem is the only terminal used for the entry of goods and fuels into the coastal region.

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