Israeli soldiers opened fire, earlier on Monday morning, on a number of Palestinian farmers, working in their lands east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; the army also fired at nearby homes, while military bulldozers placed sand barriers.The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that soldiers, stationed on military towers across the border fence, east of Khan Younis, fired several of rounds of live ammunition at the Palestinian farmers, forcing them to leave their lands.

The soldiers also targeted a few nearby homes, and property, causing damage but no injuries.

In addition, Israeli military bulldozers placed sand barriers near the border fence, east of Khan Younis, while several armored vehicles were deployed across the border fence.