The Israeli army claimed on Saturday, August 10, to have killed four Palestinian nationals, according to her Â «army © s Â», as they approached the border with Israel from the Gaza Strip and one of them had crossed it, according to the statements of a door -parole with Agence France-Presse (AFP).
"The army opened fire after one of the terrorists crossed the gates and threw a grenade at the soldiers," he said. said the representative of the Israeli army. "Patrols have spotted several terrorists approaching the fence in the southern Gaza Strip. The terrorists were equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, grenade launchers and grenades. ", then said the army in a statement.
Since March 2018, the Gaza Strip has been the scene of weekly protests along with the Israeli border fence, usually accompanied by violence, including the calling of a protest. the strict Israeli blockade imposed for more than ten years.
At least 301 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire since then, the vast majority of whom have clashed with these rallies. Others died in Israeli strikes, in retaliation for hostile acts from the enclave. Seven Israelis were also killed as part of the violence.
The protests have been less significant in recent months as a result of a truce between Israel and the Hamas movement – which controls the Gaza Strip – under the regime's leadership. Egypt and the United Nations.
Saturday's shooting comes as Israeli security forces continue their search for those responsible for the murder of an Israeli soldier, who was found stabbed on Thursday, August 8th, near Paris. A Jewish colony in the occupied West Bank.