At app. 7pm on Wednesday 27 May 2010, six Israeli tanks and two bulldozers moved about 100 meters inside Al Shoka village, which is east of Rafah town. The tanks fired flares before passing the Al Mtabaq crossing, which is north of Karm Abu Salim (Kerem Shalom) crossing.. The Israeli tanks fired several tanks shells in the open area near Al Shoka village. The Israeli bulldozers leveled the agricultural lands in the area. Two hours later, the Israeli tanks and bulldozers withdrew from the area.