At app. 9am on Wednesday 18 November 2009, a group of IOF military vehicles moved into the town of Abassan Al Kabeera, east to Khan Younis near the border between Gaza and Israel, for nearly 200m. IOF bulldozers leveled agricultural fields. The same fields had been razed by IOF frequently. At app. 4pm on the same day, the IOF withdrew from the area.