Two Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza
28 May, 2018, 08:13 | Author: Kristen Ingram
"A short while ago, IAF fighter jets struck military targets in a compound belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the southern Gaza Strip", a military statement said.
It said the explosive device had been hidden inside a pair of fence cutters.
Islamic Jihad is the second-most powerful armed group in the Gaza Strip, after Hamas, which runs the Palestinian enclave.
Israel's military confirmed that it targeted an observation post, calling the attack retaliation for a bomb that had been placed next to the border fence overnight. "IDF troops arrived at the scene and fired towards the suspects, who fled back into the Gaza Strip", an IDF spokesman tweeted at around noon on Saturday.
Mass protests and clashes began on March 30 along the fence separating Gaza and Israel.
Home to almost two million Palestinians, the Gaza Strip has been reeling under a crippling Israeli blockade since 2006 when Palestinian resistance group Hamas was voted to power in a parliamentary election.
Avigdor Liberman said in a statement that the barrier aimed to prevent any attempts by Palestinians in Gaza to enter Israeli territory through the sea, Efe news reported.
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"This is another blow to Hamas, which will lose yet another strategic ability in which it invested vast amounts of money", he added, in reference to the Islamist movement that controls Gaza.
On May 14 - the bloodiest day of the conflict coinciding with the US's highly-contested embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - at least 60 Palestinians were killed by IDF live fire.
Palestinians burn tires along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, east of Khan Younis, on May 25, 2018.
It accuses Hamas, with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of seeking to use the protests as cover to carry out violence.
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