Two Palestinians have been wounded, one of them seriously, when Israeli soldiers opened fire on a group of young men in al-Awda refugee camp, east of Gaza City, on Thursday afternoon.
According to eyewitnesses,IOF penetrated the Gaza strip, opened fire on the two youths after besieging them.
Four military bulldozers carried a limited incursion of dozens of meters into the strip, to build a ‘security fence’ inside the border in preparation for a return march on Friday.
The Israeli army said in a statement to the media: “A military force fired on a suspect who tried to undermine the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip. The suspect was transferred for treatment and further investigation. A knife and a pliers were held in his possession. “