Israeli forces on Sunday morning exchanged fire with Palestinian gunmen, east of the town of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, and detained two men, witnesses told Ma'an.
Witnesses said Israeli soldiers detained two Palestinians who tried to cross the border fence into Israel, then opened fire at Palestinians near the fence.
An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed that "two suspects breached the security fence," adding that Israeli forces then "fired warning shots into the air, and the suspects were taken in for further questioning."
The spokesperson did not comment on whether fire was exchanged between the Gazans and Israeli forces outside of the alleged "warning shots."
In July alone, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights counted 27 incidents of shootings, incursions into the territory, and arrests.
The attacks come despite Israeli promises at the end of the ceasefire to ease restrictions on Palestinian access to both the sea and the border region near the "security buffer zone."
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