Israeli soldiers, stationed across the border fence east of Gaza city, fired several smoke bombs and rounds of live ammunition, targeting Palestinian homes and agricultural lands.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said the soldiers, stationed on military towers behind the fence, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, and smoke bombs, causing property damage but no injuries.

WAFA added that several armored Israeli military vehicles and tanks have been seen driving close to the border fence, and fired smoke bombs, while army helicopters hovered overhead.

Earlier on Thursday, Israeli navy ships opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats in Gaza territorial waters, northwest of Gaza city, shot and injured two fishers, and kidnapped four others.