The IDF confirmed Thursday that the Israeli Air Force helicopters struck a building containing armed men near Khan Younis, Israel Radio reported.
The men were attempting to shoot at IDF soldiers.
The IDF spokesperson said "The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli citizens or IDF soldiers, and will continue to act against anyone who uses terror against the State of Israel. The IDF sees the terror organization Hamas responsible for what happens in Gaza."
No IDF soldiers were injured. Palestinians reported a number of injuries as a result of the strike.