GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM — Israeli occupation army on Saturday morning bombed a Palestinian resistance site south of Gaza city in a first violation of the Egypt-brokered ceasefire announced Friday evening.
Eyewitnesses said that Israeli tanks fired two missiles at a resistance post in al-Zaitoun neighborhood, south of Gaza city, with no injuries reported.
A spokesman for the Israeli army claimed that Israeli tanks bombed a Hamas post after a group of Palestinians attempted to cross the border fence east of Gaza.
Hamas Movement on Friday evening announced that a ceasefire was reached with the Israeli side.
In a brief statement at dawn Saturday, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said that following Egyptian and UN efforts, a ceasefire between the Palestinian resistance and the Israeli army had been restored.
A state of cautious calm has prevailed since 10:00 pm on Friday after Israel halted its aerial and artillery attacks on Gaza but maintained its drone overflights.
Israeli tanks and warplanes on Friday attacked several targets in Gaza, including the Great March of Return, killing 4 Palestinians and injuring 120 others.
The Israeli army late Friday announced that an Israeli soldier was shot and killed by a Palestinian sniper near Gaza border.
Since the start of the Great March of Return protests on 30th March, 155 Palestinians have been killed, 8 of whom are being detained by the Israeli army, while 16,500 injured, including 390 in critical conditions.
(Source / 21.07.2018)