Friday, May 8, 2009

Israelis fire artillery shells at open areas in eastern Gaza

Date: 08 / 05 / 2009 Time: 20:07

Gaza – Ma’an – Israel's military fired a number of artillery shells toward the eastern border with Gaza on Friday, local witnesses told Ma'an.

"Israeli forces present near [the] Nahal Oz [crossing] shelled areas east of Gaza; no injuries were reported," said one source in a statement to Ma'an.

Meanwhile, other forces arrived near the border and warships continued firing near the coast. Jets and flying drones were also spotted in the area.