Armed conflicts between Fatah and Hamas resume

Further armed clashes between Hamas and Fatah forces took place on Monday in Gaza, when an explosive device was detonated in the northern Gaza strip, next to the residence of a Fatah operative, though no one was injured, Israel Radio reported. Clashes were renewed on Sunday, when Hamas activists shot a Palestinian preventative services officer in Gaza, and a Hamas operative was shot and seriously wounded by Fatah operatives.