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Israeli bulldozers raid refugee camp in Gaza

August 31, 2016 at 6:02 pm

Israeli bulldozers raided Al-Bureij refugee camp and levelled land in the central Gaza Strip district of Deir Al-Balah this morning.

Witnesses told Ma’an that four Israeli bulldozers crossed into the Gaza Strip from Israel and raided the eastern side of the camp as Israeli drones flew overhead.

Witnesses added that Israeli soldiers randomly opened fire, though no injuries were reported.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an they were looking into reports of the incident.

The Israeli army regularly open fires on Palestinian fisherman and farmers along the border areas, despite a ceasefire agreement that ended the 2014 war.

The UN documented 45 Israeli military incursions in to the Gaza Strip by Israeli forces this year up to 22 August.