Israeli forces, Hamas clash near Gaza City; Reports on capture of two Israeli troops
Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian fighters in the outskirts of Gaza City on Sunday, Hamas and witnesses said. According to Reuters, Israeli ground forces have pushed deep into the coastal strip since beginning a ground offensive late on Saturday and have surrounded Gaza City.
Meanwhile, Hamas' military wing declared on Sunday that its fighters captured two Israeli soldiers during the battles. The Israeli army dismissed these reports as part of Hamas' psychological warfare.