Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Witnesses: Israeli forces fire artillery shells near Gaza

Maan News Agency

Published today (updated) 22/08/2012 14:30
An Israeli tank pictured near the Gaza border.(MaanImages/file)

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces fired artillery shells near an area of central Gaza on Wednesday, witnesses said.

Explosions were heard near the Wadi Gaza area in the central Gaza Strip, with no injuries reported, spokesman of the ministry of health in Gaza Ashraf al-Qudra said.

An Israeli army spokeswoman told Ma'an there had been no military activity in the area.