Monday, July 28

10 Israeli soldiers killed in tunnel raid

The Hamas-affiliated al-Qassam Brigades on Monday said 

the group's fighters had killed 10 Israeli soldiers in an 

operation inside Israel east of al-Shujaiyya. 

Al-Qassam said in a statement that its fighters infiltrated 

"behind enemy lines" and killed 10 soldiers. 

All of its fighters had returned safely to base, the group 


The Israeli army said in a statement that they had 

prevented an "attempted infiltration from the northern Gaza 

Strip through an offensive tunnel into Israel."

The statement added that "militants opened fire" at Israeli 

forces and "searches were being carried out to find them."

Israeli channel 10 said that an "exchange of fire" had 

occurred near Nahal Oz east of Gaza, and quoted the Israeli 

army as saying that they had killed four fighters.

Palestinian militants have killed 43 Israeli soldiers since the 

beginning of the Israeli assault on Gaza three weeks ago.

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