IDF troops exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen
IDF troops exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen in the Gaza Strip on Thursday night.
A Palestinian sniper in southern Gaza fired at a tractor traveling on a road in Kibbutz Nir Oz close to the border fence. The driver of the tractor was not injured, but the sniper’s fire shattered the vehicle’s windshield, the Jerusalem post reports.
IDF soldiers arrived at the scene, evacuating the man to safety. according to the IDF Spokesman’s Office, Palestinians operating from within a school then detonated a bomb near the soldiers close to the border fence, but failed to wound any of them. The terrorists also fired a mortar shell at the force, who returned fire but failed to confirm a hit.