Pal. report: Palestinian Fighters Clash With Israeli Military in Eastern Gaza Dec 11
Palestinian Fighters Clash With Israeli Military in Eastern Gaza
A group of Palestinian fighters clashed, late Wednesday night, with Israeli soldiers near the Johr Eldeik village in eastern Gaza Strip, a press release revealed.
In a joint press statement, emailed to media outlets, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Saraya Alquds brigades of the Islamic Jihad, declared responsibility for an armed clash with an Israeli military force in eastern Gaza yesterday night. The statement read that a group of fighters spotted the Israeli force just close to the border fence with Gaza and then opened fire at it, hitting soldiers directly.
“Such a clash with the Israeli occupation troops is a part of the Palestinian resistance’s ongoing response to the Israeli army attacks on the Palestinian people”, the statement explained. No other sources verified the report. The Gaza-based resistance factions resumed, in November, homemade shell fire into nearby Israeli towns, in response to an Israeli army attack on Gaza that claimed the lives of six Hamas fighters.
The resumption of violence in the region has threatened a six-month Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal that is expected to come to an end by December 19.