Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Limited Israeli incursion into Gaza reported

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- Israeli military vehicles crossed into the central Gaza Strip late Tuesday, onlookers said.

Locals said four tanks and two bulldozers entered Al-Qarara village near Khan Younis.

There were reports of heavy fire during the reported incursion, but no injuries or damage were reported.

The military conducts regular searches in the area, residents say.

An Israeli military spokesman said no vehicles crossed into that area Tuesday.

Soldiers nearby heard gunfire, but they did not respond to it, he said.


Limited IOF Incursion east of Khan Younis

At app. 8:30pm on Tuesday 19 October 2010, Israeli tanks and armored bulldozers moved about 500 meters in the vicinity of ‘Kissufim’ crossing point, east of Al Qarara village northeast of Khan Younis district. Bulldozers leveled lands in the area. The incursion last for about three hours.