An Israeli soldier stands next to an armoured vehicle in kibbutz Nahal Oz, near the Gaza Strip border, Israel November 12, 2018.
(photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)
IDF soldiers fired at a Palestinian who threw grenades at the Gaza border on Wednesday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement. The Palestinian also carried a knife.
An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas on Tuesday evening after more than 460 rockets were fired at Israel
by Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, and after early-morning rocket sirens were heard across Gaza border communities.
Despite the incessant Hamas rockets attacks on Tuesday, the Kerem Shalom border crossing remained open, with dozens of trucks entering Gaza.
Residents of Gaza border communities burned tires and blocked roads in Sderot and Nir Am on Tuesday night, protesting the ceasefire agreed to by Israel and Hamas.
Anna Ahronheim contributed to this report.
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