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  • Israel strikes Gaza sniper squad, killing two

    June 18, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Israel’s Air Force fired on what it called a terrorist squad of snipers operating near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip.

    Two Palestinian men were killed and four were injured in Monday’s strikes, according to the Palestinian Ma’an news service, which identified the...

  • Palestinian sniper targets Israeli farmer

    June 14, 2012 | 2:04 pm

    A Palestinian sniper fired at an Israeli farmer in a field near the Gaza border.

    The farmer hid behind his tractor until Israeli soldiers came to his rescue Thursday morning, Ynet reported. The soldiers fired back, according to reports.

    The tractor was damaged by gunfire.

    Later Thursday, a mortar was fired from Gaza at southern Israel but did not cause any injuries or damage.

  • Israeli soldiers injured by Palestinian snipers

    May 23, 2012 | 10:49 am

    Two Israeli soldiers were injured by Palestinian snipers near the Gaza border.

    The soldiers were conducting routine patrols Wednesday near the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Israeli soldiers returned fire, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

    Last week, Palestinians also fired on Israeli soldiers working on the Israeli side of the border fence.