IDF battling Hamas terrorists near Beit Lahia, Beit Hanoun

As Israel's Operation Cast Lead against Hamas terror infrastructure in Gaza entered its tenth day, IDF soldiers were holding fights against Hamas gunmen near the Gaza Strip border on Sunday overnight, Israel Radio reported. Hamas terrorists were firing mortar shells and using grenade launchers on IDF tanks. No Israeli casualties were reported. The air force was assisting ground troops, the station reported. Fighting concentrated around Beit Hanoun and Beit Lahiya. Meanwhile, the military infiltrated Hamas's television and was broadcasting a call to Palestinian non-combatants not to serve as human shields to Hamas terrorists.