Gaza Strip: Three Islamic Jihad activits shot dead
The Israeli army killed three Islamic Jihad gunmen at the Gaza Strip border fence on Monday, the Palestinian group said. According to Reuters, it said the gunmen, operating near the southern Gaza Strip town of Khan Younis, were trying to plant a bomb that could be detonated against Israeli patrols when they came under fire.
An Israeli military spokesman confirmed that soldiers shot three gunmen at the border fence. "There was an explosion at the time of the incident. Munitions were later found at the scene," the spokesman said.