Heavy Israeli-Palestinian firefight in Gaza: Hamas dead and wounded
Palestinian sources report heavy exchanges of fire Thursday night between Hamas and IDF forces in the Khan Younes and Abasan areas of southern Gaza. At least two Palestinian fighters were killed and several injured. No comment has come from the Israeli military spokesman. The Palestinians further report that the Hamas casualties were caused by shelling from Israeli helicopters, with Hamas firing back with mortars. Other sources described an Israeli Navy attack from the sea on Palestinan shore targets.