IDF lookouts on Sunday morning identified an armed terrorist approaching the border fence in the northern Gaza Strip, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.
The terrorist fired at IDF soldiers along the border. The soldiers, who were on alert following the identification of the terrorist, opened fire at him.
During the incident, IDF tanks fired at Hamas terrorist posts in the area. No Israeli troops were injured and there was no damage. There was no threat to the surrounding communities.
According to Palestinian Arab reports, the terrorist who infiltrated into Israel died.
The incident comes 24 hours after IDF soldiers from the Golani Brigade shot and killed four armed terrorists who attempted to infiltrate Israel early Saturday morning.
The terrorists, who attempted to cross into Israel from near Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, were spotted as they approached the border fence.
The terrorists were armed with Kalashnikov rifles, hand grenades, and launcher for rocket-propelled grenades (RPG).
IDF soldiers opened fire after one of the terrorists crossed the border fence, killing them. During the crossfire, a grenade was thrown. No soldiers were injured and no damage was caused.