Palestinian eyewitnesses reported that IDF tanks entered the northern Gaza Stip early Saturday, according to Army Radio.
An army spokesman said troops were conducting a routine operation in the area of Beit Hanun to prevent the launching of rockets into the western Negev.
There were no reports of fighting following the incursion.
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