On August 7, a battle tank of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) struck a position of alleged Hamas snipers that had attacked israeli troops at a contact line between the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-held area.
According to the IDF at least two Hamas members were killed in the battle tanks’ shelling. The Israeli media also released a video showing the incident. The Israeli side says there have been no jnured among its troops.
Moments ago, terrorists fired shots towards IDF soldiers near the northern Gaza Strip from a Hamas post. In response, an IDF tank targeted the post from which the shots were fired. No injuries to IDF troops were reported.
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 7 August 2018
On August 6, an aircraft of the IDF struck a group of Palestinian activists launching arson balloons from the northern Gaza Strip towards the Israeli-held area. The IDF described this group of people as a “terrorist squad”. A vehicle belonging to the group was also targeted.
Moments ago, an IDF aircraft fired towards a vehicle that served a terrorist squad for launching arson balloons and towards a terrorist squad that was launching arson balloons from the northern Gaza Strip into Israel
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) 5 August 2018