IDF, Gazans exchange fire; Palestinians: 1 moderately hurt

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 17, 2012 19:38

IDF soldiers and armed Palestinians exchanged fire near the Gaza Strip border on Sunday, resulting in the moderate injury of one Gazan according to Palestinian Ma'an news agency.

The IDF Spokesman's Office said that an IDF patrol conducting routine activity adjacent to the Gaza Strip border were attacked by Palestinian terrorists, who fired eight mortars at the forces.The Jihad Jibril brigades of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) claimed responsibility for firing five mortar shells at the Israeli forces in the area, according to Ma'an.


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