Friday, December 30, 2011

Witnesses: Israeli tanks shell eastern Gaza Strip

Residents of Khan Younis inspect damage to their land and houses after an
incursion of Israeli tanks. (MaanImages/Hatem Omar, File)

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli tanks on Friday opened fire on Zaitoun neighborhood south of Gaza City, witnesses said.

Locals reported hearing huge explosions. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said no injuries had been reported.

An Israeli military spokeswoman was not familiar with the incident.

Maan News Agency